Multinational drill to be held in East China port city

People's Daily Online    2014-04-22 09:28:12

Captain Rashid Zafar Cheema, commander of Pakistan frigate Shamsheer, receives flowers upon his arrival at the port of Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, April 20. A total of seven vessels arrived on Sunday morning ahead of the 14th annual meeting of the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS), which the PLA's navy is expected to launch on April 22. The vessels - from countries including India, Singapore and Brunei - are set to participate in a joint drill on April 23 to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the PLA Navy.(Peng Yining/China Daily)