India, Bangladesh Navies discuss joint patrolling along international maritime boundary line
India and Bangladesh are jointly celebrating the golden jubilee celebrations of victory in Bangladesh Liberation War
Bolstering defence ties between India and Bangladesh in the maritime domain, Indian Navy and Bangladesh Navy conducted 7th staff talks from March 23 to 25 in New Delhi.
Staff talks were the first bilateral dialogue conducted post relaxation of COVID 19 travel restrictions.
During the staff talks, issues related to joint cooperative efforts like coordinated patrol along international maritime boundary line, bilateral exercise BONGOSAGAR, conduct of naval training and hydrography were discussed.
The Bangladesh Navy delegation also held a fruitful interaction with Vice Admiral MS Pawar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff of Indian Navy on March 24.
The Bangladesh Navy delegation was led by Rear Admiral Mohammad Mozammel Haque, Commander Chattogram Naval Area. Rear Admiral J Singh, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff led the delegation from Indian Navy.
India and Bangladesh are jointly celebrating the golden jubilee celebrations of victory in Bangladesh Liberation War and 1971 War this year.
A host of joint activities have been conducted which include reciprocal ship visits by both Navies, participation in Republic Day Parade 2021 at New Delhi by Bangladesh Armed Forces Contingent and participation of Bangladesh Navy delegation in Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Working Group on Information Sharing and Interoperability at New Delhi in February 2021.
In March 2021, two Tri-service delegations from Indian Armed Forces are participating in carriage of 'Victory Day Flame' through the battlefields of the 1971 War and 'Independence Day Celebrations' in Bangladesh.