Bangladesh and Indian Navy will jointly conduct a patrol exercise in Chittagong on Wednesday.
Two Indian Navy ships and air craft are scheduled to reach Chittagong today to take part in Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) between the two Navies.
The first ever CORPAT of this kind will be jointly inaugurated by Chief of Naval Staff of Indian and Bangladesh Navy on June 27, reads a press note by High Commission of India.
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