Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Visiting U.S. Marine Commander for Special Operations, Pacific Command, Rear Admiral Sean A. Pybus visited Chittagong naval zone in Bangladesh on Monday.

During his visit, he met in a courtesy call with Chittagong Regional Commander of Bangladesh Navy Commodore M Nizamuddin Ahmed.

They exchanged pleasantries and discussed progress on US-Bangladesh joint training programs, according to an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press statement.

Later, Pybus visited Bangladesh Navy Special Warfare Diving and Salvage Force (SWADS) Centre in the port city’s Banouza Isa Khan area and took part in a discussion on SWADS Training And Development Engineering. He highly praised present development, advancement and multi-dimensional activities of Bangladesh Navy.

High officials of Bangladesh Navy were present.

A 13-member delegation led by Rear Admiral Pybus, on a four-day visit, arrived in Dhaka on Saturday. The delegation is expected to leave Dhaka Tuesday.

BBN/SS/SI/AD-01March10-12:38 am (BST)