The two Flag Officers of the PLA Navy on a goodwill visit to the city visited the headquarters of the the Eastern Naval Command here on Monday.
Commander PLAN Training Ship Task Group Rear Admiral Han Xiaohu and Assistant Chief of Staff and Political Commissar of PLA Dalian Naval Academy Rear Admiral Li Jianjun visited the ENC headquarters and called on Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Vice Admiral Anil Chopra and held discussions on issues of mutual interest. They were accompanied by Ambassador of Peoples Republic of China to India Wei Wei, and 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. The PLA Navy Band performed alongside the Indian Naval Band at a concert held at Samudrika Naval auditorium on Monday, to an appreciative audience of personnel from both the Navies.
Performances by the two Bands were followed, befittingly, by a collective rendering of the World Community song, A Small World After All. In addition, the PLA and Indian Navy teams engaged in friendly matches on the sports field.