Three Chinese ships arrives to island with relief goods
ships of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy) of China, "Chang
Chun", "Jing Zhou" and "Chao Hu" arrived at the port of Colombo to
assist the ongoing relief operations on Wednesday (31st June 2017),
sates Navy media.
The three PLA ships were initially on a goodwill visit
subsequently changed its intensions on relief efforts due to the
prevailing situation in the island. Five medical teams and 10 small
boats have also arrived onboard to assist in the ongoing flood relief
operations in close collaboration with the Sri Lanka Navy.
The large consignment of relief materials that were
dispatched by the Chinese Government was officially handed over to the
Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne during his
visit to the ships.
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