Three naval frigates of China arrived in the Maldives on Sunday.
Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) stated that senior officers and soldiers of the Maldivian army held a special ceremony at Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) in capital Male to warmly welcome the crews of the three warships, which are on a friendly visit to the archipelago.
The officers of the frigates will hold special training sessions with MNDF soldiers before the warships depart coming Thursday. MNDF added that they will also carry out joint sports activities in order to strengthen friendly relations between the militaries of China and the Maldives.
Furthermore, officers of the Chinese Navy are to visit various branches and institutions of MNDF and the army training centre at MNDF’s military base in Girifushi.
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