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Chinese military vessel Zhenghe makes first visit to Thailand

(Source: Xinhua)   2008-11-11

  BANGKOK, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese navy ship (CNS) Zhenghe entered the Bangkok Port on Monday morning, starting its four-day official visit to the capital of Thailand.


Chinese navy ship (CNS) Zhenghe arrives at the Bangkok Port, Thailand, Nov. 10, 2008. CNS Zhenghe entered the Bangkok Port on Monday morning starting its four-day official visit to the Thai capital. CNS Zhenghe was put into service in 1987 and had visited the United States, Thailand, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and Russia. (Xinhua Photo)

  While docking here, this ocean-going training vessel with 411 crew members will be open for the public on Nov. 11 and 12. Its staff will hold volleyball and push-and-pull matches with the Thai navy troops based at Bangkok, said Captain of the ship Fan Kuiju.

  On the reception ceremony, Thai officials welcomed all the crew on Zhenghe and said the visit will definitely deepening the understanding between the people of China and Thailand.

  CNS Zhenghe was put into service in 1987 and had visited the United States, Thailand, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and Russia.


Chinese students studying in Thailand visit Chinese navy ship (CNS) Zhenghe at the Bangkok Port, Thailand, Nov. 10, 2008.(Xinhua Photo)


A Chinese naval band performs on Chinese navy ship (CNS) Zhenghe at the Bangkok Port, Thailand, Nov. 10, 2008. CNS Zhenghe entered the Bangkok Port on Monday morning starting its four-day official visit to the Thai capital. (Xinhua Photo)


Fan Kuiju, captain of Chinese navy ship (CNS) Zhenghe, shakes hands with local Chinese at the Bangkok Port, Thailand, Nov. 10, 2008.(Xinhua Photo)


Chinese naval soldiers are seen on Chinese navy ship (CNS) Zhenghe at the Bangkok Port, Thailand, Nov. 10, 2008. CNS Zhenghe entered the Bangkok Port on Monday morning starting its four-day official visit to the Thai capital. (Xinhua Photo)


Local Chinese wave as they welcome Chinese navy ship (CNS) Zhenghe upon its arrival at the Bangkok Port, Thailand, Nov. 10, 2008.(Xinhua Photo)


Local Chinese visit Chinese navy ship (CNS) Zhenghe at the Bangkok Port, Thailand, Nov. 10, 2008. CNS Zhenghe entered the Bangkok Port on Monday morning starting its four-day official visit to the Thai capital. (Xinhua Photo)


Chinese students studying in Thailand look at the cannon as they pay a visit to Chinese navy ship (CNS) Zhenghe at the Bangkok Port, Thailand, Nov. 10, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

 


Editor:Ouyang Dongmei
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