'BNS Sangram' sails for Lebanon to join UNIFIL
Published : Sunday, 9 August, 2020 at 6:54 PM Count : 334
Bangladesh Navy corvette 'BNS Sangram' on Sunday departed Chattogramm jetty for Lebanon to join UN peacekeeping operations UNIFIL.
Rear Admiral M Mahbub ul Islam, the commander BN Fleet, was present at that time.
High Navy officials, departing officials and their families were also present, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
'BNS Sangram' will take charge from 'BNS Bijoy' which has been working in the peacekeeping mission of UNIFIL as a member of the Multinational Maritime Taskforce in the Mediterranean Sea for last 32 months.
Fifteen officials and 95 sailors, led by 'BNS Sangram' captain Faysal MArifur Rahman Bhuiyan, two years and -and-eight years, are participating in the peace mission.