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GOODWILL VISIT BY PLA-NAVY TRAINING SHIP, QI JI GUANG TO BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

MUARA COMMERCIAL PORT, Friday, 27 September 2019 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) received the arrival of PLA-NAVY Training Ship, Qi Jiguang at the Muara Commercial Wharf. The ship was greeted by officers, other ranks and the RBN Band lead by Captain Norshahrinizam bin Haji Talib, Fleet Commader of Royal Brunei Navy. The 5-days visit to Brunei Darussalam started from the 27 – 30 September 2019. The Head of Delegation onboard Qi Jiguang was Rear Adrmiral Yu Wenbing, Political Commissar of Dalian Naval Acacdemy together with four of his delegations including Qi Jiguang Commanding Officer, Captain You Fei and a total of 549 personnels and 358 midshipman onboard.  

RADM Yu Wenbing and his delegations made a Courtesy Call to the Commander of Royal Brunei Armed, Forces, Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud and First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Othman bin Haji Suhaili @Suhaily, Commander of Royal Brunei Navy. During the visit, a number of activities and exchanges were planned such as a visit the RBAF Museum, conduct midshipman sports interactions and Professional Exchange visit by both RBN and Qi Jiguang midshipman, Beach Cleaning Community Relation programme which was attended by Her Execellency Yu Hong, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam and a Cocktail Reception onboard Qi Jiguang attended by the Commander RBN as the Guest of Honour.

The ship conducted a Passage Exercise with KDB DARUTTAQWA, which took place on Monday, 30 September 2019.