Bangladesh ship on maiden visit to Chennai to arrive on Feb 14

CHENNAI:¬†On its maiden journey to the Chennai coast, Bangladesh Coast Guard ship ‘Tajuddin’ will arrive here tomorrow as part of a goodwill visit.

The Indian Coast Guard Eastern Region would host a series of events to mark the visit of the offshore vessel, which include mutual interaction between the two Coast Guards to develop “inter-operability”, a press release said.

After a traditional welcome ceremony, Coast Guard under Rajan Bargotra, Commander Eastern Region, would organise a reception on-board ‘Samudra Paheredar’ on February 15 and also undertake a tour in the vessel.

During their stay,the Bangladesh crew would visit Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre, Remote Operation Station, besides participating in a friendly volleyball match with their Indian counterparts, the release added.

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