BEIJING, Dec. 6 — The Chinese guided-missile destroyer Changsha (Hull 173) sent to Bangladesh to participate in the International Fleet Review (IFR) arrived in the waters off Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Dec. local. It approached the anchorage under the direction of a Bangladeshi warship.
The International Fleet Review and related activities will be held as scheduled from December 6 to 9 local time during which the Naval Delegation of the PLA will participate in maritime and cultural exchanges as well as bilateral meetings organized by the Bangladeshi side.
It is learned that the International Fleet Review and related activities are organized by the Bangladesh Navy to commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding father of Bangladesh, and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the independence of Bangladesh. The participation of the PLA Navy in these events is aimed at consolidating the traditional friendship between the two countries and the two militaries, deepening the practical exchanges and cooperation between the two navies and contributing to the building of a community. seafaring destiny.