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* Bangladesh Navy ship Bijoy arrives at Sri Lankan port on goodwill visit
Thu, Dec 7, 2017, 09:38 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed a Bangladesh naval ship arrived at the Port of Colombo on Wednesday.

The Bangladesh naval ship Bijoy arrived at the Port of Colombo on Wednesday 6th December 2017 on a three-day goodwill visit, the Navy said.

The Defense Attaché of the High Commission of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka, Commodore Syed Maksumul Hakim was also present on this occasion.

The Castle-class guided missile corvette of the Bangladesh Navy is 81 meters long and armed with automated anti-ship missiles, an AK-176 main gun and two Oerlikon 20 mm auto cannons.

BNS Bijoy is on its way to Lebanon to join in United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

During the three-day official visit, the ship's crew is scheduled to take part in several programs organized by the Sri Lanka Navy.

BNS Bijoy is due to set sail from the Colombo harbor on 08th of this month.

 

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