Bangladesh PM hopes more battleships would be built, exported in future

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that she hopes the Khulna Shipyard would be able to build and export more modern battleships in the future.

According to the Daily Star, Hasina’s remarks came in an address to a function marking the keel-laying of two large patrol craft and inauguration of two container vessels for Nou Kalyan Foundation of Bangladesh Navy at Khulna Shipyard.

She said Khulna Shipyard is a strategic asset for Bangladesh and the government will ensure its further development.

Khulna Shipyard has been playing a pioneering role in constructing state-of-the-art battleships alongside importing battleships, said Hasina. (ANI)