31 May 2016

News Story: Chinese navy ships in Tanzania share counter-piracy experience

Chinese Warships (File Photo)
ARUSHA, Tanzania, May 30 (Xinhua) -- Three Chinese navy ships on Monday docked at Tanzania's Dar es Salaam Port for a four-day visit, aimed at sharing experience with their Tanzanian counterparts in how to curb piracy in the Indian Ocean.

A welcome ceremony was held at the port, attended by Chinese diplomats and Tanzanian Navy officials.

Speaking soon after receiving the Chinese navy, the Major General of the Tanzania People's Defence Force, Simon Mumwi, praised the relations between Tanzania and China, which dates back to 1960s.

He described China as a true partner as it has been at the forefront in supporting Tanzania in different areas, including security.

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