Friday, 24 September, 2021

Army chief off to Turkey on 8-day visit

Chief of Army Staff General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed has left Dhaka for Turkey on Wednesday morning on a 8-day official visit.

The Army Chief, who is leading an 8-member delegation, will pay courtesy calls on the Turkish Defense Minister, Assistant Defense Minister, President of the Turkish Defense Industries, Chief of General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces, Land Force Commander and other senior military officials during his visit there, according to a Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR) press release.

During the meeting, he will discuss further strengthening relations between the armies of the two countries and mutual cooperation.

He will also visit Turkey's military museums, war colleges, aerospace industries and other historical sites, including Army Aviation during the time.

Besides, he will also exchange views with the Bangladesh High Commissioner in Turkey.

After the visit, the army chief will return home on August 26.