Training Visit of BNS Abu Bakr of Bangladesh Navy to Sri Lanka

Bangladesh Navy Ship BNS Abu Bakr visited Colombo port from 19 to 23 October 2015. Among others, the programme included courtesy calls by the Commanding Officer , Captain Mohammad Mahmudul Malek accompanied by two Midshipmen of the Bangladesh Navy on Bangladesh High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Tarik Ahsan at Chancery in Colombo on 20 October 2015 and on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 21 October 2015. On 22 October 2015, a reception was also hosted on board BNS Abu Bakr, which was attended by key defence officials of Sri Lankan government including Defence Secretary Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi and Commander of Sri Lanka Navy, members of diplomatic corps, Defence Advisers of diplomatic missions, members of Bangladesh community in Sri Lanka and officials of Bangladesh High Commission in Colombo.

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