President reviews joint parade at sea marking Navy's birthday

By Zhao Lei | China Daily | Updated: 2019-04-24 02:29
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, president, and chairman of the Central Military Commission, inspects the honor guard of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy in Qingdao, Shandong province, on Tuesday before reviewing a naval parade marking the Navy's 70th anniversary. [Photo/Xinhua]

President Xi Jinping reviewed a grand joint sea parade in waters near Qingdao, Shandong province, on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army Navy.

Onboard the CNS Xining, a Type 052D guided missile destroyer, Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, ordered the commencement of the multinational naval parade at 2:30 pm. He was accompanied by top commanders of the PLA and heads of foreign naval delegations.

Thirty-two PLA Navy vessels sailed in six groups, and 39 PLA Navy warplanes flew in 10 formations.

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