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BN will start to build big size ships at CDD: Navy Chief

CHITTAGONG, June 1, 2016 (BSS)- Chief of Bangladesh Navy (BN) Rear Admiral Nezamuddin Ahmed said BN will start to build big size warships and commercial ships at Chittagong Dry Dock (CDD) as Navy show their performance in the field of ship building at Narayangonj and Khulna shipyard.

He said that after the achievement of private sector in ship building industry, the government has also taken initiative to build big size ships by Bangladesh Navy at CDD.

The Chief of BN said this while reviewing the parade and took salute at the impressive march past as chief guest at the President Parade held at Bangladesh Naval Academy Parade Ground to mark the commissioning ceremony of the cadets of BN-2014, 'B' batch.

Speaking the occasion, Chief of BN Rear Admiral Nezamuddin Ahmed reminded the new recruit cadets of their sacred duties to the country and nation and urged them to discharge their duties with utmost sincerity to protect sea resources in the country.

"Discipline and sincerity towards the duties are two important basics to achieve professional excellence and build yourselves as an ideal naval troop", Nezamuddin Ahmed said.

A total of 41 midshipmen including three Palestinian cadets here formally passed out and have been commissioned in Bangladesh Navy through a colorful ceremony at Navy Parade Ground today.

The Navy chief also distributed the medals and awards among the cadets for their outstanding performance in the academy.

The cadets formally took oath and were adorned with the rank badges by their respective parents and guardians. The hour-long passing out parade and oath-taking ceremony were held with the spirit stimulating sounds of drums and instruments and singing of patriotic songs enthralled the high civil and naval officials attended there.

Among other high ranking civil and Naval officials, parents and guardians of the cadets witness the joyous and gratifying ceremony.

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