Bangladesh to induct two submarines into Navy this year

Chittagong (Bangladesh) : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that two submarines would be inducted into the Navy for the first time this year aiming to transform it into a three-dimensional force.

Addressing the commissioning ceremony of three new warships at the Naval Berth of Bangladesh Naval Academy in Chittagong, Hasina said the government has undertaken programmes to construct warships in the country with own technology in Chittagong Dry-dock.

“Our government wants to develop Bangladesh Navy as more powerful force and will provide it with all necessary supports to this end,” Daily Star quoted her as saying.

Highlighting the huge sea as the workplace of the navy, Hasina said the countrymen with deep respect will always remember the members of naval force working with dedication for the country.

She further stressed the need for utilising huge sea resources like fish, mineral oil, natural gas and other valuable resources for the socio- economic development of the country. (ANI)