Chief of Naval Staff Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal on Friday left Dhaka for Russia on an eight-day official visit at the invitation of Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Nikolai Anatolyevich Yevmenov.
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.
The Chief of Naval Staff will exchange views with the Chiefs of Naval Staff and senior officials from different countries during the visit.
He will later pay courtesy calls on Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Nikolai Anatolyevich Yevmenov and other high-ranking officials.
After the visit, the Chief of Naval Staff is expected to return home on July 30.