Dec 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed two Bangladesh Coast Guard ships arrived at the Port of Colombo on Saturday (16).
Bangladesh Coast Guard ships Mansoor Ali and Karamuzzaman arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (16 December2017. The officials from the Bangladesh High Commission in Sri Lanka, were also present to welcome the ships.
Both ships are 85m in length and 10.5m in width and bear a displacement capacity of 1300 tons. A crew of 89 Naval personnel are onboard the ships.
The Commanding Officers of the visiting Bangladesh ships, Captain Masudul Karim Siddique and Captain Ehsanullah Khan called on the Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Niraja Attygalle at the Western Naval Command Headquarters and discussions on matters of mutual interest.
The ships' crews will take part in few events including friendly sports activities, organized by the Sri Lanka Navy during their stay in Sri Lanka.
The two ships are scheduled to depart Colombo harbor on 18th December.