Oct 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed a Bangladesh naval ship arrived at the Port of Colombo on Monday.
The Bangladesh naval ship Somudra Avijan arrived at the Port of Colombo on Monday 23rd October 2017 on a four-day goodwill visit, the Navy said.
The Defense Attaché at the Bangladesh High Commission in Sri Lanka, Commodore S Aslam Parvez was also present on the occasion.
The Commanding Officer of the ship, Commander M Moniruzzaman called on the Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Niraja Attygalle at the Western Naval Command Headquarters.
The ship’s crew is scheduled to take part in a number of friendly sports events and other programs organized by the Sri Lanka Navy during their 4-day official visit to Sri Lanka.
BNS Somudra Avijan is due to leave on 26 October.