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Bangladesh-US commence bilateral maritime exercise CARAT

Dhaka, Dec 1(UNI) Bangladesh Navy (BN) and the US military personnel kicked off the annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise on Wednesday. The exercise will be carried out virtually and in the Bay of Bengal, said the Commander of the US 7th Fleet.
The nine-day engagement focusses on a full spectrum of naval capabilities and features Cooperative activities that highlight the ability of US and Bangladesh to work together towards the common goal of ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Commander, Bangladesh Navy Fleet Rear Admiral SM Abdul Kalam Azad said that the objectives of CARAT include enhancing regional cooperation and building relationships.
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