PUBLIC INVITED TO ACCESS MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FROM VISITING MEDIC GROUP

The public has been urged to take advantage of the free medical services that is being provided by a visiting medical team from China.

Senior officials of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces and the Fiji Police Force today received members of the Chinese People?s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) hospital ship ?Peace Ark?.

Speaking at a briefing on board the Chinese PLAN hospital ship, RFMF Chief of Staff, Brigadier, Mohammed Aziz said that Fiji welcomed the Peace Ark.

?We hope that you will enjoy your visit with us in the next few days,? Brigadier Aziz said.

The Peace Ark equipped with 300 beds and 8 operating rooms is in the country for a week and will be providing relevant medical services to Fijians.

The Chinese PLAN hospital ship is in Fiji as part of the fourth session of ?Mission Harmony? which is a major military exchange activity between China and South Pacific countries.

The visit also consolidates and strengthens the traditional friendship and mutual cooperation between China and Fiji.

MINFO