Army chief meets UN officials in NY | 2019-07-12

Army chief meets UN officials in NY

Staff Correspondent

12 July, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed met United Nations (UN) Military Advisor Lt Gen Carlos Humberto Loitey at the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday.

During the meeting, UN military advisor gave him assurance to appoint a force commander from the Bangladesh Army soon to work in peacekeeping missions abroad.

The military adviser praised the professionalism and humanitarian activities of Bangladeshi peacekeepers in different missions. He expressed gratitude for the government’s spontaneous support to protect world peace.

Army chief also met the UN Assistant Secretary General of the Department of Operational Support (DOS) Lisa M Buttenheim and UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix during his visit in the USA.