Guangzhou, China, the destroyer arrived in Pakistan to participate in multinational military exercises
” Guangzhou “ship traveled to Pakistan to participate in multinational joint military exercises (February 23, photo). Xinhua News Agency reporters Cha Chun and Ming She
Xinhua Karachi, Pakistan, March 5 (Xinhua correspondent WTO) to participate in “peaceful -09″ multi-national joint military exercises at sea the Chinese Navy, “Guangzhou” USS (hull number 168) arrived in Pakistan on the 5th southern port of Karachi.
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Luo Zhaohui, military attache Mang words, Chen Shanmin Consul General in Karachi, Pakistan Navy 准将卡姆兰 and overseas Chinese and Pakistani soldiers and representatives of about 200 people a warm welcome at the port of arrival of Chinese sailors.
“Guangzhou” destroyer captain Li forward to welcoming overseas Chinese and the Pakistani military said thanks.
multinational maritime military exercise is initiated and organized by the Pakistan Navy. China, the United States, Britain, France, Japan and Turkey, 11 countries to send naval ships, aircraft or special operations units participate in the exercise, Russia, Germany, Australia, Egypt, Indonesia, more than 20 countries will send observers to military exercises.
exercise at 5 to 14 held in the waters near Karachi, Hong Kong is divided into shore and sea training special forces military exercise in two phases, the participating subjects including search and rescue, anti-piracy operations fleet defense, helicopters and commandos will take part in some drills. Hong Kong shore drill phase will also hold an international seminar on maritime security.
participating naval forces of the Chinese South Sea Fleet, “Guangzhou,” the destroyer, and equipped with a helicopter and 10 naval commandos. South China Sea Fleet destroyer detachment Chen Yueqi colonel as commander, 318 officers and men participating.
Chinese navy to participate in joint military exercises, designed to draw on the useful experience of foreign armies, navies to strengthen communication and coordination and jointly cope with new threats at sea, new challenges and maintaining regional peace and stability.
2007, Chinese naval vessels participated in the Pakistani army’s “peaceful -07″ multi-national joint military exercises at sea.