Bangladesh naval ship Somudra Avijan is on a four-day goodwill visit to the Eastern Naval Command, a statement said on Tuesday. (”Bangladesh naval ship visits Visakhapatnam”)
The ship arrived here on Monday, prior to which it carried out Passage Exercise which included naval manoeuvres in the Bay of Bengal ahead of 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 of Bangladesh Navy, is a part of Cadet Training Squadron with 60 cadets embarked onboard sea training.
During its stay here, a variety of activities including professional, cross deck visit, sports fixture and social interactions have been scheduled for the crew.
The commanding officer will also call on Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Command Vice Admiral H.C.S. Bisht.