Bagladesh is now capable of exporting Warships:Prime Minister

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Monday said the country would export warship in near future.

She made the disclosure while addressing a discussion marking the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea’ at Osmani Auditorium of the capital.

“The country has made warship for the first time. We are already exporting ships. In future, we will export warships too,” said Sheikh Hasina.

The premier also appraised that the government would establish marine university with a view to creating international standard sailors.

Thanking people for electing Awami League in 2008 poll, she said, “Bangladesh would have failed to win the maritime boundary dispute with Myanmar if we had not been elected.”

She said the government would distribute 27 crore free books in January 1 of the next year.

Among others, foreign minister Dr Dipu Moni, UN Residence Coordinator in Bangladesh Neal Walker, Chairman In-Charge of Law Commission Dr M Shah Alam and Petrobangla Chairman Dr Md. Hossain Monsur addressed at the seminar.

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