JS Ariake and JS Setogiri navy ships of Japan carrying 500 passengers and crew members yesterday docked at Cam Ranh International Port in Khanh Hoa province to start the visit to Vietnam on April 11- 15. JS Ariake and JS Setogiri navy ships dock at Cam Ranh international port.
JS Ariake and JS Setogiri navy ships dock at Cam Ranh international port.
This is the second time that the international military ships arrived in Cam Ranh port after Singaporean navy ship since the biggest international sea port has put into operation on March 8.
In Khanh Hoa, Japanese delegations paid a courtesy to the People’s Committee of Khanh Hoa province and the Naval High Command Zone 4.
On the same day, Japanese naval officers invited Vietnamese representatives to tour their ship then they joined sport exchange program with soldiers of the Naval High Command Zone 4.
As schedule, Japanese delegations and Vietnamese soldiers will take part in the rescuing training course on sea before leaving Cam Ranh port.
The five day visit aims to strengthen military cooperation relations between two countries in general and between two sides’ navy forces in particular.
At the welcome ceremony, the Japanese ambassador to Vietnam Fukade Hiroshi read a greeting letter of Japanese Defense Minister, Gen Nakatami. In the content of the letter, Japanese Defense Minister wrote: “Since Cam Ranh International Port has just put into operation, it becomes the biggest natural port in the region bringing about regional benefits and important means for international activities, peace and stability across East Sea.