Myanmar and Bangladesh conduct joint naval patrol

07 June 2019
Myanmar and Bangladesh conduct joint naval patrol
Photo: Myanmar Police Force

Myanmar and Bangladesh conducted a coordinated naval patrol along the Naf River on 5 June, according to the information released by Myanmar Police Force, according to state media.

The patrol of Myanmar was led by inspector Myat Zaw Oo from No.1 Border Police sub-division (KyeeKyun), Area 3, Maungtaw Township, while the Bangladeshi side was led by Subedar Md, Najrul Islam from No. 2 Border Guard Force, Whykong BOP Outpost of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB).

The Myanmar troops in the two water crafts, including vessel no. 002, met with the Bangladeshi troops on their two water crafts at the middle of the Naf River near the opening to Pyu Ma Creek, and patrolled together from nautical mile 15 to 18 near the opening of Tae Chaung Creek. After the patrol,