Chinese naval hospital ship wraps up visit to Republic of Congo

中国海军和平方舟医院船结束访问刚果(布)

Source
China Military Online
Editor
Li Jiayao
Time
2017-10-19

POINT-NOIRE, Congo-Brazzaville, Oct. 18 (ChinaMil) -- Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's hospital ship Peace Ark, which is on the "Harmonious Mission 2017", left the Port of Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo on October 17 after successfully completing an eight-day goodwill visit and humanitarian medical service in the African nation.

10月17日,执行“和谐使命-2017”任务的中国海军和平方舟医院船,圆满结束对当地为期8天的友好访问和人道主义医疗服务,离开刚果(布)黑角港。

A grand farewell ceremony was held at the dock and over 400 people, including senior government and military officers of the Republic of Congo, Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Congo Xia Huang and embassy staff, the working staff of China-funded institutions, as well as Chinese students and overseas Chinese were in attendance.

当天,刚果(布)官方在码头举行了隆重的欢送仪式。黑角省长帕卡、第一军区司令翁达耶等刚果(布)军政官员,中国驻刚大使夏煌及使馆工作人员,以及中资机构、华侨华人代表等约400人出席欢送仪式。

During the eight days docking at the Port of Pointe-Noire, the Peace Ark has witnessed 38 Chinese military medical experts going to civil and military hospitals to carry out joint medical services with the doctors in these hospitals, three medical teams sent from the Peace Ark making rounds of visits to remote villages, accumulatively providing medical treatment for 7,508 local people and performing 44 surgical operations.

停靠刚果(布)期间,和平方舟共派出6批38名医疗专家,赴卢安基里医院、黑角军区医院等医疗单位开展联合诊疗服务,还派出3支医疗分队赴地处偏远村庄部落为村民义诊,累计完成诊疗7508人次,手术44例。

The sailors on the Peace Ark also held cultural exchange activities such as performance of traditional Chinese martial arts and calligraphy displays.

和平方舟还派出文化联谊分队开展包括军乐演奏、传统武术、书法展示等内容的文化联谊活动。

Rear Admiral Guan Bailin, mission commander of the "Harmonious Mission 2017", also visited Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso, Minister of National Defense Charles Richard Mondjo, and they all spoke highly of the first visit by the Chinese naval hospital ship to the Republic of Congo.

和平方舟任务指挥员管柏林分别拜会了刚果(布)总统萨苏、国防部长蒙乔等军政官员,刚果(布)军政官员对和平方舟的首次到访给予高度评价。

Sassou said the Republic of Congo and China support each other, and bilateral cooperation has made new progress, reaching an unprecedented level.

萨苏说,刚果(布)与中国相互支持,双边合作不断取得新进展,达到了前所未有的水平。

The Chinese Peace Ark's first visit to the Republic of Congo will help deepen and expand cooperation in the military and medical fields between the two countries, which is one more best evidence of the comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation between the two countries and has historic significance for strengthening bilateral relations, said Sassou.

和平方舟首访刚果(布),将有助于深化和拓展两国军事及卫生领域的合作,是两国全面战略合作伙伴关系的又一个最好见证,对加强两国关系具有历史意义。

Dr. Clément Mouamba, Prime Minister of the Republic of Congo, paid a special trip to Pointe-Noire to visit the Chinese naval hospital ship and attended the deck reception held by the Chinese side on the ship.

刚总理穆安巴曾专程从首都赶到黑角,参观医院船,看望就诊民众,并出席和平方舟医院船甲板招待会。刚国防部长、卫生和人口部长等军政官员也赶来参观或就诊。

 

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