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Navy chief leaves for Turkey

Staff Correspondent

28 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Navy chief leaves for Turkey

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 at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital, says an ISPR press release.

During the visit to Turkey, the navy 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 along with army chief and air chief.  After the visit, Chief of Naval Staff is expected to return on June 4.