Publish: 27 May 2021, 06:41 pm
Chief of Naval Staff Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal on Thursday left Dhaka for Turkey on a nine-day official visit at the invitation of Turkish Navy Chief Admiral Adnan Özbal.
Assistant Navy Chief (operations) and Navy Administrative authorities Dhaka saw the navy chief off officially at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital, says an ISPR press release.
During his visit to Turkey, the naval chief will pay homage to the tomb of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the country’s first president and father of modern Turkey.
He will later exchange views with the country’s Navy Chief Admiral Adnan Özbal, Defense Industry President Ismail Demir, Army Chief and Air Chief on various issues of mutual interest.
He will also visit the country’s Maritime Security Center, Naval War College, Istanbul Naval Shipyard, Gölcük Naval Command and Shipyard, important military equipment manufacturers and ship management establishments, military museums, various bases and installations.
After the visit to Turkey, Chief of Naval Staff is expected to return to the country on June 4.