Goodwill visit of SAZANAMI to Port Moresby

  The JS SAZANAMI of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) escort ship visited Port Moresby from 20th-22nd September 2018.
  Various events were held such as a welcome ceremony, laying of wreath at the Ela Beach Remembrance park, exhibition on board for the public and an on board reception during The JS SAZANAMI’s visit.
  The Japanese Ambassador warmly welcomed the JS SAZANAMI’s visit, saying that this is the first time for a JMSDF ship to visit Papua New Guinea in four years, and hoped that its visit will contribute to further fostering the existing friendship and cooperation between Japan and PNG. Our relationship would be further fostered with coming opportunities for development cooperation.