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GOODWILL VISIT | PRRD On-board CPLA Navy (PLAN) Flagship Destroyer ‘Chang Chun’

4SASA PORT, Davao City (DWDD) – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte inspected the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Flagship – Destroyer ‘Chang Chun’ (DDG150) docked at Sasa Port in Davao City.

A total of three Chinese vessels were docked at Sasa Port — PLAN ships ‘Chang Chun’ (DDG 150), ‘Jin Zhou’ (FFG 532), and ‘Chan Hu’ (Supply Ship).

1 2 3The goodwill visit also aimed to enhance military exchanges and mutual trust between China and the Philippines.
During the visit, the Chief Executive inspected the following stations of the vessel: 1st Station – Conference Room where a brief introduction of the PLAN Task Group (PTG) by Admiral Miao took place; 2nd Station – Foredeck (Missile and Main Gun); 3rd Station – Operations Room (Command and Control System); and the 4th station – the Bridge (Navigation System).

After the President’s inspection, he was invited to sign the ship’s guestbook and was given a wooden badge and a hat as a gift of honor.

The three vessels were docked at Sasa Port on April 30, 2017 and it departed on May 2, 2017. RTVM / MCAG

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