Latest News:  
Beijing   Cloudy/Overcast    24 / 32 ℃  City Forecast

English>>China Military

Chinese navy ship visits Bulgaria for first time

(Xinhua)

08:23, August 07, 2012

VARNA, Bulgaria, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The frigate "Yantai" of the 11th Chinese naval escort flotilla on Sunday arrived at the Bulgarian Black Sea port of Varna to make a five-day goodwill visit.

It is the first visit of Chinese navy ship in Bulgaria ever.

The ship was greeted by thousands of people, many of them Chinese living in Bulgaria, while the Bulgarian Navy Orchestra played marches and the national anthems of the two countries.

Rear Admiral Xia Kewei, political commissar of the 11th Chinese naval escort taskforce, told the welcoming ceremony that he and the 259 men crew aboard "Yantai" came in Varna, bringing the deep friendly feelings the Chinese people and Chinese army to the Bulgarian people and Bulgarian army.

Rear Admiral Xia said that during the visit contacts and exchanges with rich content will be held with the Bulgarian counterpart.

He said he was convinced that the visit will encourage contacts between the navies of two countries and strengthen partnership relations between China and Bulgaria.

Jia Li, Chinese charge d'affaires in Bulgaria, told the ceremony that China has always paid great attention to the traditional friendship with Bulgaria.

Jia said this friendly visit would deepen mutual trust and cooperation between Bulgaria and China, and open a new page for the prospective development of the bilateral relations.

Warning:Products to be careful of News we recommend

Fly found in Wang Zai milk Who responsible for Apple's standard ?  Amway vitamin C short in weight
Infants' drinking cups fail inspection  TwoBebes infant formula contaminated Cockroaches in box of Carrefour's drinking
Apple, how can you forgive yourself Porsche to recall 72 Panamera in China Hyundai recalls 222,000  vehicles

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:燕勐、梁军)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Chinese navy ship visits Bulgaria

  2. Russian girls go retro on bicycle

  3. US takes trade remedy actions against China

  4. 11th animation cosplay contest held in Lanzhou

  5. Top Tips for Olympic Quality Sports Photos

  6. Orphaned kangaroo, wombat become friends

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Clinton visit won't affect China-Africa ties
  2. Washington stuck in political paralysis
  3. Commentary: Outlook not that pessimistic
  4. Editorial: Mission for eurozone leaders
  5. UN resolution adds pressure to Syria gov't
  6. What is wrong with products made in China?
  7. Indian blackout: result of neglect of livelihood
  8. Editorial: Economic food for thought
  9. Detachment no serves China's interest in ME
  10. US sanctions on China's bank ridiculous

What's happening in China

Train kills woman who ignored alarm at Wudaokou railroad crossing

  1. More charity chain stores for Beijing
  2. Major crackdown in fake medicine scam
  3. Compensation sought from train crash
  4. Haikui approaching China's eastern coast
  5. 79 dead in Beijing devastating rainstorm

China Features

  1. Why Hollywood favores China's actresses?
  2. Dongfeng Honda to recall 76,000 CR-Vs
  3. How to protect yourself during heavy rainstorms?
  4. Are synthetic drugs toxic?
  5. Amway vitamin C tablets short in weight

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai