PCG officials visit China Coast Guard ship

China Coast Guard (CCG) Director General, Major General Wang Zhongcai, formally welcomed the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) led by Admiral Joel S. Garcia to CCG Vessel 5204 in a cross-deck visit this morning, 14 January 2020.

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During the short meeting inside CCG Vessel 5204, Director General Zhongcai shared that President Xi Jinping has high regard on cooperation and sincere diplomacy with the Philippines and CCG’s port call in Manila is a major initiative to achieving such goal towards peace, cooperation, and harmony between Philippines and China.

As a response, Admiral Garcia expressed his gratitude to CCG for their unrelenting effort to work with the Philippines to make West Philippine Sea a bridge, not as a wall, for further development of the Asian region. DOTR