Chinese Navy training vessel "Zhenghe" left Malaysia on Thursday after a five-day visit to the country.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA)'s ocean-going training ship, named after the Chinese great navigator, left Port Klang, Malaysia 's largest port 40 km from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, at 10 a.m. local time.
During the stay in Malaysia, the Chinese Navy officers and sailors held a series of activities with Malaysian government officials and military personnel, as well as local people. They also visited historical and cultural relic in the city of Malacca, where Zhenghe's fleet visited several times in early 15th century.
More than 10,000 people visited the vessel during its stay in Malaysia.
Malaysia is the second leg of the vessel's global goodwill voyage covering more than 30,000 nautical miles, aiming at promoting friendship and exchanges.
It is scheduled to visit ports in more than 10 countries, including Vietnam, Malaysia, India, Italy, Spain, Canada, Ecuador, Indonesia and Brunei. It will visit India after Malaysia.