|The hospital ship "Peace Ark" of the Chinese Navy left the port of Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, and set off for home. Photo by Sun Fei|
People's Daily Online, Jakarta, November 18 (Reporter Zhang Jie) The hospital ship "Peace Ark" of the Chinese Navy successfully completed its friendly visit to Indonesia and departed from Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, at 10 am local time on November 18. return home. The Indonesian navy and local people, as well as the Chinese embassy in Indonesia and Chinese-funded institutions saw off at the pier. Commanders of the "Harmonious Mission-2022" mission, Rear Admiral Qiu Wensheng and Rear Admiral Jiao Zhanfeng of the Chinese Navy attended the farewell ceremony at the pier.
Jiao Zhanfeng said in his speech that mountains and seas are not far away for like-minded people, and the vast ocean cannot stop the friendly exchanges and profound friendship between China and Indonesia. He sincerely hopes that the friendly relations between China and Indonesia will continue to flow like the beautiful Solo River and move forward indomitable. Agus Hariyadi, Commander of Military Shipping of the Indonesian Navy, said that the visit of Ark Peace was a successful diplomatic activity, a witness of the friendship between China and Indonesia, and a witness of the exchanges and cooperation between the navies of the two countries. More and more in-depth cooperation.
During the visit of the Peace Ark, Heru Kusmanto, commander of the Indonesian National Army Fleet, specially visited the local Indonesian people and overseas Chinese who came to see the doctor, visited the medical departments of the "Peace Ark" hospital ship, and appreciated the superb medical skills of the Chinese military doctors. And the warm and thoughtful service gave high praise, expressing "hope this great mission will bring well-being to all the people". The commander of the "Harmonious Mission-2022" mission visited Agus Hariyadi and said that through this visit, China and Indonesia will further deepen understanding, enhance mutual trust, expand consensus, further consolidate friendship, safeguard peace, and promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind .
During this visit, the hospital ship "Peace Ark" adopted a combination of dock clinics and on-board medical treatment to actively provide high-quality and efficient medical services for local people, the Chinese embassy in Indonesia and Chinese-funded institutions. Academic seminars, online joint consultations with experts from many countries on difficult diseases, and in-depth medical exchanges. Advanced medical equipment such as magnetically controlled capsule gastroscope, ship surgery 2.0 neurosurgery special equipment, ship-specific intravenous general anesthesia robot, and new portable endoscope went abroad for the first time with the hospital ship "Peace Ark", realizing the transformation from frequently-occurring diseases to common diseases. Diagnosis and treatment of intractable diseases have changed to better serve the local people. During the 7-day medical service, the hospital ship treated 13,488 local patients, performed 37 operations, and gave birth to the seventh peaceful baby in the history of the hospital ship, which set off an "Ark" craze on the Internet.
After the ceremony, the hospital ship "Peace Ark" and the hospital ship "Sammarang" of the Indonesian Navy conducted joint communication, lighting semaphore, and formation navigation exercises. At 12:00 noon local time, the two sides waved after the separation ceremony. Say goodbye and return to their respective military ports.
(Editors in charge: Ai Wen, Liu Hui)
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