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* Chinese PLA Navy's most advanced hospital ship to arrive in Sri Lanka today
Sun, Aug 6, 2017, 12:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 06, Colombo: The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's most advanced hospital ship, Daishan Dao or "Ark Peace" is scheduled to call port in Sri Lanka today.

Performing Mission Harmony 2017, Ark Peace will pay a friendly visit to Sri Lanka from 6-9 August and will provide medical services to the Sri Lankan people free of charge on 8 August.

The welcome ceremony for Ark Peace will start at 10.00 a.m. today and the ship will be open to the public in the afternoon.

The hospital ship would provide medical assistance to Sri Lankans free of charge on Tuesday from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. and from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. the Chinese Embassy said in a statement.

The Ark Peace will berth at a passenger terminal of the Colombo Port during its visit.

The PLAN hospital ship Ark Peace deploys regularly, conducting humanitarian missions in the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia, as well as participating in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise in 2014 and 2016.


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