Making a four day goodwill visit, 'BNS Bangabandhu', a guided missile frigate of the Bangladesh Navy arrived to the country on Thursday (22nd March). The ship was accorded a traditional Naval welcome by the Sri Lanka Navy upon its arrival at the Colombo Port.
The 103.7m long 'BNS Bangabandhu' has a displacement of 2407 tons and carries a crew of 233 naval personnel. The crew is expected to take part in a number of programmes including sports and cultural events organized by the Sri Lanka Navy during its stay in the country. The ship is scheduled depart the island on Sunday (25th).