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Navy Chief leaves for US to attend 24th Int’l Seapower Symposium

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  • 8 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Navy Chief leaves for US to attend 24th Int’l Seapower Symposium

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Chief of Naval Staff Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal on Tuesday left Dhaka for United States to attend the ‘24th International Seapower Symposium’ at the invitation of US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael M Gilday.

Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (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.

Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal will participate in discussions at the symposium on the growing dependence on marine resources, maritime security and maritime stability, and the impact of climate change on international security during his visit to the United States.

Chief of Naval Staff will pay courtesy calls with Admiral Michael M Gilday, Admiral Tony Radakin, First Sea Lord and commander of the United Kingdom Navy, Admiral Samuel J Paparo, commander of the United States Pacific Fleet, Admiral Yudo Margono, chief of the Indonesian Navy, and Admiral Boo Suk-jong, chief of the Republic of Korea Navy.