India, Bangladesh Navies Institute Annual Coordinated Patrol: CORPAT

India and Bangladesh have agreed to institute Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) as an annual exercise between navies of two neighbouring countries. The first edition of CORPAT between two navies was inaugurated by Indian Navy’s Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba during his visit to Bangladesh.

The aim Navy Chief’s visit was to consolidate bilateral defence relations between India and Bangladesh and to explore new avenues for naval cooperation. Indian Navy regularly conducts CORPATs with Indonesia, Thailand and Myanmar.
Source- The Hindu

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-

  • Bangladesh PM- Sheikh Hasina, Capital- Dhaka, Currency- Bangladeshi Taka.