Chinese Admirals Call at Indian Eastern Naval Command HQs
Rear Admiral Han Xiaohu, Commander PLAN Training Ship Task Group, and Rear Admiral Li Jianjun, Assistant Chief of Staff and Political Commissar of PLA Dalian Naval Academy visited the Headquarters, Eastern Naval Command on 19 May, 2014.
The Flag Officers of the PLA Navy called on Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, and held discussions on issues of mutual interest. They were accompanied by the Ambassador of Peoples Republic of China to India, Mr. Wei Wei, and the Defence Attache of China to India, Major General Cai Ping.
The Flag Officers are embarked onboard PLA Navy ships Zhenghe and Weifang that are on a four day visit to Visakhapatnam. During their stay here, the Officers and crew of the Ship visited ships of the Eastern Fleet and the Kursura submarine museum.
Ships of the PLA Navy were also open to visits from the Indian Naval personnel and their families. The PLA Navy Band performed alongside the Indian Naval Band at a concert held at Samudrika Naval auditorium, to an appreciative audience of personnel from both the Navies.
Press Release, May 22, 2014; Image: Indian Navy