Iran’s flotilla docks in Bangladesh

File photo shows the Iranian Sabalan destroyer.

Iran’s 49th Navy flotilla, comprising of Sabalan destroyer and Bandar Sabalan destroyer and bandar Abbas logistic warship arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday morning to take part in a joint rescue and relief maneuver, attended by Indian Ocean littoral countries.

‘The rescue and relief maneuver is headed by Bangladesh’s Navy in Bay of Bengal will be performed in the next two days,’ Iran’s Navy Commander Read Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said.

An Iranian high-level delegation, headed by Second Flotilla Admiral Bahram Askarian is in Bangladesh. The delegation will represent Iran at Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS), and will present agenda for IONS 2018 that will be hosted by Ira