Jul 25, 2010

China FDC on "China Maritime Day"

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China Maritime Day

Date of Issue : 11 July 2010

China Maritime Day falls on July 11, anniversary of the date Zheng He of the Ming Dynasty royal court set out on his first overseas voyage. It was designated by the State Council in 2005. It is the executive date of World Maritime Day in China. China Maritime Day 2010 highlighted the theme of "ocean, sailor and strait", with its primary celebration venue in Quanzhou, Fujian Province.

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