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WARSHIPS VISIT PAKISTAN

The two Australian warships HMAS DUCHESS and HMAS DERIVENT

currently serving in the Malaysian area with the Commonwealth Strategic Reserve arrived this morning (13/1) at Chittagong in

East Pakistan on an official visit to Pakistan.

The goodwill visit follows war exercises with units of the British Far East Fleet.

The two destroyers will leave Chittagong on Wednesday for goodwill visits to Madras (January 17-20) and Tringomalip Ceylon (January 21-23).

Canberra, 13th January, 1969.