Bangladesh Navy Ship Somudra Avijan on a Goodwill Visit to Visakhapatnam

Bangladesh Navy Ship Somudra Avijan on a Goodwill Visit to Visakhapatnam

Bangladesh Naval Ship Somudra Avijan arrived Visakhapatnam on a four-day goodwill visit to the Eastern Naval Command on 16 October 2017. Prior to the arrival, the ship carried out Passage Exercise which included naval manoeuvres in the Bay of Bengal prior to entering into the port. The Bangladesh Navy ship was accorded a warm reception by officials from the ENC and Eastern Fleet with the Indian Naval Band in attendance on arrival.

Bangladesh Naval Ship Somudra Avijan outside Visakhapatnam Harbour

BNS Somudra Avijan being received in Visakhapatnam Port with Indian Navy band performance

BNS Somudra Avijan, commanded by Commander M Moniruzzaman (TAS), Psc, BN is a part of Cadet Training Squadron with 60 cadets embarked onboard sea training. During the stay in Vizag, a variety of activities including professional, cross deck visit, sports fixture and social interactions have been scheduled for the crew. The commanding officer will also call-on Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief ENC.

BNS Somudra Avijan being extended a warm welcome by personnel from ENC