Bangladesh Navy rescued 33 Rohingyas, including children, from the Bay of Bengal near St Martin's Island while they were heading to Malaysia.
Chief of Naval Staff Vice-Admiral Mohammad Shaheen Iqbal has been adorned with the rank badge of Admiral at a function in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Gono Bhaban today.
Newly-appointed Chief of Naval Staff Mohammad Shaheen Iqbal has been adorned with the rank badge of vice-admiral this morning at a function in presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Gono Bhaban.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stresses the need for strengthening Bangladesh Navy further in a bid to protect the country’s maritime area.
A Bangladesh Navy ship is starting for the Maldives, carrying more than 100 metric tons of food, medicine and medical equipment as assistance amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Two navy officials were killed and six others injured in an explosion in a navy ship at the outer anchorage of Chattogram port yesterday during a test fire in the Bay of Bengal.
Just two weeks before going back to the navy, the Chittagong Port Authority chairman went on an eight-day official visit to South Africa and Morocco apparently to gather knowledge on how to improve the port's operation.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expresses her firm determination to turn Bangladesh Navy into a "Builder Navy" from "Buyer Navy" and hopes that Bangladesh would be able to export warships.
President Abdul Hamid says there is no alternative to unlocking the huge potentials of the country's vast sea area and using the maritime resources for the nation's further development.