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Air chief returns home from Turkey

Air chief returns home from Turkey
Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan receives a crest from Commander of Turkish Air Force General Hasan Küçükakyüz during his recent official visit to Turkey. —ISPR photo

Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan returned home on Friday after an official visit to Turkey.

During his visit, Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force visited the mausoleum (Anitkabir) of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the Founding Father of Turkey and paid homage by laying floral wreath.

Chief of Air Staff called on Commander of Turkish Air Force General Hasan Küçükakyüz where they exchanged views on bilateral issues of mutual interests which will be beneficial for implementing future plans of BAF.

The Air Force chief also visited different government and private military equipment production facilities including Turkish Aerospace Industries.

It is expected that the visit will play a vital role for strengthening the existing cordial relationship with Bangladesh and Turkey by expanding scope of mutual cooperation in the professional sectors.

Chief of Air Staff left Dhaka for Turkey on May 14 along with his spouse and two entourages at the invitation of Commander of the Turkish Air Force General Hasan Küçükakyüz.