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Bangladesh Navy Ship Somudra Avijan on a goodwill visit to Visakhapatnam

Bangladesh Navy Ship Somudra Avijan on a goodwill visit to Visakhapatnam

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 17 Oct 2017, 03:54 pm
Visakhapatnam, Oct 17 (IBNS): Bangladesh Naval Ship Somudra Avijan is visiting Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on a four-day goodwill visit to the Eastern Naval Command, according to a release from the Ministry of Defence.

The ship arrived on 16 October, 2017.

Prior to the arrival, the ship carried out a Passage Exercise, which included naval manoeuvres in the Bay of Bengal prior to entering into the port.

The Bangladesh Navy ship was accorded a warm reception by officials from the ENC and Eastern Fleet with the Indian Naval Band in attendance on arrival.

BNS Somudra Avijan, commanded by Commander M Moniruzzaman (TAS), Psc, BN is a part of Cadet Training Squadron with 60 cadets participating in on-board sea training.

During the stay in Vizag, a variety of activities including professional, cross deck visit, sports fixture and social interactions have been scheduled for the crew., the release said.

The commanding officer will also call-on Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, PVSM AVSM ADC, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief ENC.


Image: PIB