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Chinese Naval ship arrives in Sri Lanka on good will visit

The 129-meter-long and 17-meter-wide vessel which has a displacement of 4,900 tons is manned by 158 officers and sailors.


PTI Last Updated at 09 Aug 2018, 11:08 IST China, Sri Lanka

A Chinese Naval ship has arrived at the port of Colombo on a four-day goodwill visit, the Sri Lankan Navy said.

'Qian Weichang', the ship of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of China, was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lankan Navy in accordance with the force's traditions upon its arrival yesterday.

During its stay in the country, the ship's crew is scheduled to participate in events organized by the Lankan Navy as well as visit places of tourist attraction in the island nation.

The 129-meter-long and 17-meter-wide vessel which has a displacement of 4,900 tons is manned by 158 officers and sailors.

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