Chittagong, Bangladesh: A Burma navy ship, UMS Mahar Thihathura, arrived in Chittagong port on June 7, on a four-day goodwill visit to Bangladesh, said a press release from naval office.
Responding to an invitation of Bangladesh Navy, it the first-ever visit of any Burmese warship to Bangladesh, the statement added.
A team of Bangladesh Navy led by Captain Golam Sadek, chief staff officer to Commodore Commanding Chittagong, received the warship with 121 personnel on board including 15 officials of Burmese Navy.
During the visit, the officials and sailors of the Burmese ship will pay visits to different Bangladesh Navy ships and establishments and will also take part in games and cultural programs, the press release more added.
According to sources, the ship will leave on June 11, as per its schedule.
According to local people, Bangladesh wants to increase relationship between two countries as neighboring country.