First foreign warship arrives in China for joint exercise

Xinhua    2014-04-20 17:15:47


The first foreign naval ship, a frigate from Bangladesh, arrives to take part in a multi-national marine exercise in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, April 19, 2014. The exercise will be held around April 23, which marks the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

  QINGDAO, Shandong, April 19 (Xinhua) -- The first foreign naval ship, a frigate from Bangladesh, arrived at east China's Qingdao on Saturday afternoon to take part in a multi-national marine exercise.

  The exercise will be held around April 23, which marks the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy.

  The exact date of the drill has not been announced yet.

  The list of countries to participate in the drill has not been publicized by the Chinese navy.