Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark starts visit to Fiji

Source:Xinhua Published: 2018/8/2 23:03:40

Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace arrives at the Suva Harbour, Suva, Fiji, on Aug. 2, 2018. The Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace, which is on Mission Harmony-2018, arrived on Thursday in the Fijian capital city of Suva, beginning an eight-day goodwill visit and providing humanitarian medical service in Fiji. (Xinhua/Jiang Shan)


 

Fiji military band performs to welcome the Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace, at the port of Suva Harbour, Suva, Fiji, on Aug. 2, 2018. The Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace, which is on Mission Harmony-2018, arrived on Thursday in the Fijian capital city of Suva, beginning an eight-day goodwill visit and providing humanitarian medical service in Fiji. (Xinhua/Jiang Shan)


 
The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark, which is on Mission Harmony-2018, arrived on Thursday in the Fijian capital city of Suva, beginning an eight-day goodwill visit and providing humanitarian medical service in Fiji.

At the grand welcome ceremony hosted by the Fijian side earlier Thursday, the Fijian military band played the melody of welcoming guests while parading and the local people presented garlands to the mission commanders.

Brigadier general Apakuki Kurusiga, commander of the Fijian homeland guards, Chinese Ambassador to Fiji Qian Bo, local citizens as well as overseas Chinese and representatives of the Chinese enterprises greeted the arrival of Peace Ark on the wharf.

Rear Admiral Viliame Naupoto, commander of the Fijian armed forces met later Thursday with the commanders of the Mission Harmony-2018 and representatives of men and women in uniform of Peace Ark at Queen Elizabeth Barracks.

Xinhua

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