French Naval Frigate ‘Aconit’ on a Goodwill Visit to Bangladesh
A French Naval Frigate named ‘Aconit’ came to Bangladesh on 10th May with 140 crew members for a six-day Goodwill Visit.
The French Naval Ship ‘Aconit’ paid a goodwill visit to Bangladesh on 10th May. The frigate, led by Captain Laurent Machard de Gramont, arrived on Chittagong port where it was received by the Bangladesh navy with traditional ceremonies. Rear Admiral Akhter Habib, Commander of Chittagong Naval area, welcomed the crew members in the presence of the French Ambassador HE Sophie Aubert. Earlier, Bangladesh naval ship ‘Swadhinata’ welcomed the ship when it entered Bangladesh territory. In the six-day trip, the troop took part in naval exercise alongside BNS Bangabandhu and BNS Shadhinota. The frigate left Bangladesh on 15th May.
Photo Courtesy: Dhaka Tribune, May 12, 2016.