Bangladesh Naval Ship Docks in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Bangladesh naval ship, “SOMUDRA JOY” arrived at the port of Colombo in Sri Lanka on a three-day goodwill visit on April 28, 2015.

The ship was welcomed by the officials from the High Commission of the Republic of Bangladesh and the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival.

The Commanding Officer of the ship, Commander AKM Afzal Hossain paid a courtesy call on the Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Dayananda Nanayakkara at the Western Naval Command Headquarters in Colombo. They held cordial discussions on matters of mutual interest and exchanged mementos to mark the occasion.

The Bangladesh ship will stay in Sri Lanka until May 1 and the crew members are scheduled to take part in several special programs arranged by the Sri Lanka Navy during their stay to enhance the friendly relations between the two navies.

Prior to the departure, the ship’s Commanding Officer is scheduled to call on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy at the SLN Headquarters in Colombo on April 29, 2015.

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Image: Sri Lanka Navy