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Armed Forces Day 2021

26 army personnel get peacetime medals

FFs of Army honoured

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 24 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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26 army personnel get peacetime medals
Chief of Army Staff General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed on Tuesday awards a medal to an army official in recognition of his heroic deeds during peacetime in 2020- 2021 on the occasion of Armed Forces Day 2021. —ISPR photo

Chief of Army Staff General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed on Tuesday awarded medals to 26 army personnel in recognition of their various commendable and heroic deeds during peacetime in 2020- 2021 on the occasion of Armed Forces Day 2021.

Of them, six army personnel received ‘Osamanno Seba Padak’ and 20 others received ‘Bishishto Seba Padak.

 In addition, the army chief accorded a reception in honour of the freedom fighters (FFs) of Bangladesh army for their contribution to the Liberation War at the Army Multipurpose Complex in Dhaka cantonment.

During the programme, the Chief of Army Staff exchanged greetings with the freedom fighters and their relatives.

Army officers working in Dhaka including the army headquarters were present on the occasion.

Every year, Army Headquarters organises receptions in honour of the freedom fighters.

Organised on the golden jubilee of independence, this event seemed to add a new dimension to the spirit of the Liberation War.