Chinese Navy ship arrives at Pakistani port

March 5th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS  

Karachi, March 5 (Xinhua) Chinese Navy destroyer “Guangzhou” arrived Thursday at the southern Pakistani port of Karachi for multinational exercises.
Exercise `Aman 09′ is scheduled to be conducted in the North Arabian Sea March 5-14.

Navies of some 30 countries are expected to take part or observe the exercises.

This is the second exercise of Aman series. Aman is an Urdu word meaning peace.

First of the Aman series was held in March 2007 when 14 ships from Bangladesh, China, France, Italy, Malaysia, Britain and the US navies participated.

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