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* Two Chinese war ships arrive at Sri Lanka's Eastern Trincomalee port
Tue, Jan 14, 2014, 02:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 14, Trincomalee: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, ceremonially welcomed two Chinese naval ships arrived at the Port of Trincomalee on Sunday.

The two Chinese war ships, " Jinggangshan " and "Hengshui" of South China Sea Fleet arrived at the Port of Trincomalee on January 13 on a good will visit, the Sri Lanka Navy said.

"Jinggangshan " (LPD) commanded by Captain Liu Zhonghu, is 210 meters in length and has a displacement of 19,035 tons.

"Hengshui", a frigate, commanded by Commander Zhang Xiaosheng is 134.1 meter in length and has a displacement of 3,647 tons.

The ships will stay in Sri Lanka until 15th January 2014. During their stay the ships' crew will participate in several special programs arranged by the Sri Lanka Navy in enhancing mutual relationships and friendship, the Navy said.

Commanding officer of the task group, Rear Admiral Jian Zhonghua, accompanied by the commanding officers of the ships has paid a courtesy call on Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe at the Eastern Command Headquarters. The officers have held cordial discussions focused on enhancing bilateral cooperation and exchanged mementos as a gesture of goodwill, the Navy said.

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