New Air Chief Air Vice Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan takes over BAF command


Published:
2021-06-12 23:03:11 BdST

Update:
2021-07-31 08:51:40 BdST

Published: 2021-06-12 23:03:11 BdST

 

Live Correspondent: The newly-appointed Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan took over the command of the Bangladesh Air Force on Saturday. He succeeded the outgoing Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat. A taking over ceremony was held at Air Headquarters.

Newly appointed Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan took over the command of Bangladesh Air Force from the outgoing Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat at a ceremony at Chief of Air Staff’s secretariat.

Principal Staff Officers along with other senior officers of Air Headquarters were present during the occasion.

Earlier in the morning, the outgoing Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat visited the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman memorial museum and paid homage to the Father of the Nation by placing a wreath at his portrait in front of the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum.

After laying the wreath, the outgoing Chief of Air Staff stood in solemn silence for some time in front of the portrait as a part of the respect to Bangabandhu and after this, he also signed the visitors’ book.

Besides, the outgoing Chief of Air Staff paid homage to the members of the Armed Forces who were martyred during the war of liberation in 1971 by laying floral wreaths at Shikha Anirban. After this, he also signed the visitors’ book.

Before departing Air Headquarters, outgoing Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat was presented a guard of honor by a smartly turned out BAF Contingent. He inspected the guard and took the salute.

He also planted a sapling at Air Headquarters premises on the occasion. Finally, the outgoing Chief of Air Staff left Air Headquarters and his colleagues said goodbye to him.

Dhaka, 12 June (campuslive24.com)//BSC

 


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