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Bangladesh Army to be built as a world-class force: Army Chief

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 14 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh Army to be built as a world-class force: Army Chief
Participants of Bangladesh Army’s winter training ‘Training Nabodiganta’ pose for a photo with Chief of Army Staff General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed in Chechua Bazar area of Muktagachha in Mymensingh on Thursday. —ISPR PHOTO

Chief of Army Staff General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed on Thursday said the efforts to build the Bangladesh Army as a world-class force through realistic and up-to-date training, will continue.

 “Apart from the training, Bangladesh Army stands by the people in all possible sectors,” he said while talking to reporters after witnessing the winter exercise of Bangladesh Army in Mymensingh.

The four-week winter training ‘Training Nabodiganta’ ended on Thursday at Chechua Bazar area of Muktagachha in Mymensingh.

Members from Bangladesh Army and fighter jets of Bangladesh Air Force alongside the armoured vehicles and MLRS participated in the exercise.

Chief of Army Staff General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed witnesses the exercise at the concluding ceremony.

Earlier on Sunday, Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Ataul Hakim Sarwar Hasan briefed the details of the exercise to the Chief of Army Staff while Quarter Master General Lt Gen Md Saiful Alam briefed the logistics activities.

Members of Defence Journalist Association of Bangladesh and other media personnel were also present there.

Later, the Army Chief replied to different questions of media about the winter exercise while attending a press briefing, held at Army Field Headquarter Media Cell.

This is the first time that the Bangladesh Army has conducted a logistics field training exercise on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

Later, the army chief distributed blankets among 2000 poor and helpless people at the Harinakanda Government Primary School premises in Jamalpur Sadar Upazila.