Bangladeshi corvette docks in HCM City as part of friendship visit

VOV.VN - The BNS Prottoy (F112) corvette of the Bangladesh Navy, with 23 officers and 116 crew members on board under the command of Colonel Mirza Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, docked at Saigon port in HCM City on April 8 after receiving permission of Vietnam’s Ministry of Defense to commence their visit.

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Photo: Dai Doan Ket newspaper
The four-day friendship visit aims to strengthen co-operative ties, whilst increasing mutual understanding and trust between the forces of both countries.

During their stay in HCM City, the corvette’s Commander will pay courtesy visits to leaders of HCM City as well as the High Command of Naval Zone 2. Both sides will share their experiences and discuss matters of mutual concern.

In addition, crew members will participate in a sporting exchange with soldiers of the High Command of Naval Zone 2 and visit a number of historical sites and tourist attractions across the southern city.

After concluding their visit, the BNS Prottoy (F112) corvette is scheduled to head towards China to take part in an international maritime parade.

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