Defence partnership: 2 Indian ships arrive in Ctg
Two Indian Coast Guard ships arrived in Chattogram for a six-day visit on Friday, making a mark on the Indo-Bangla defence partnership.
ICGS Shaurya And ICGS Rajveer, two indigenously built Indian ships, were given a warm welcome by the Bangladesh Coast Guard, read a statement of the Indian High Commission.
ICGS Shaurya is an Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel operates both Chetak & Advance Light Helicopters and has long-range endurance.
The ship's sustenance and reach, coupled with its advanced systems, make it a versatile multipurpose platform for fulfilling Coast Guard Charter of duties.
ICGS Rajveer is an Inshore Patrol Vessel fitted with advanced navigation and communication equipment, sensors and machinery imparting the ship wide-ranging capabilities for search and rescue, maritime law enforcement and marine pollution response operations.
The visit of these ships is an important part of the defence partnership between India and Bangladesh and the wide-ranging cooperation between the Coast Guards of the two countries.
Regular visits of ships between the Navies and Coast Guards of India and Bangladesh contribute to further strengthening mutual trust and understanding between the two countries and their armed forces, while showcasing the common commitment to peace, stability and prosperity of our shared maritime space, the statement read.