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UNODC officials complete VBSS course at Trincomalee

UNODC officials complete VBSS course at Trincomalee

[July 02 2018]

The second Visit Board Search & Seizure (VBSS) Course for the Bangladesh and Maldivian naval personnel attached to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Programme concluded successfully, recently. According to Navy media, the course was conducted under the direction of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe and the guidance and supervision of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), at the Special Boat Squadron (SBS) Training School in Trincomalee.

The closing ceremony of the second VBSS course was held on 29th June (2018) at the SBS Headquarters. The ceremony was graced by the Chief of Staff of Navy, Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva.

The two week long training programme was held from 18th to 29th June and was attended by 08 naval personnel each from Bangladesh and Maldives and 12 participants from the Sri Lanka Navy and Coast Guard.

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