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80 navy peacekeepers leave for Lebanon UN mission

  • Published at 07:27 pm July 19th, 2019
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They have left the Chittagong Airport

A team of 80 members of Bangladesh Navy have joined in the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping Mission in Lebanon.

The team left Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong on Thursday.

The team was deployed to join the "Bijoy" warship.

On July 4, another team of 30 members of Bangladesh Navy left for Lebanon.

"Bijoy" has been stationed in the Mediterranean sea as Multinational Maritime taskforce member. 

The warship has been placed to prevent pirate ships from entering through the Lebanese border, for rescue operations and to keep watch on aircrafts flying above the area.