Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
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General Ansar basic training parade held

General Ansar basic training parade held
Director General of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP Major General Mizanur Rahman Shameem hands over a trophy to an Ansar man at the closing parade of General Ansar Basic Training (men) at the Bangladesh Ansar-VDP Academy in Shafipur on Sunday. — SUN PHOTO

The closing parade of ‘General Ansar Basic Training (men) 4th Phase’, of Bangladesh Ansar and Village Defence Party (VDP) was held at Bangladesh Ansar-VDP Academy in Shafipur of Gazipur on Sunday.

Director General of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP Major General Mizanur Rahman Shameem was present as the chief guest at the concluding parade. Additional Director General of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP Brigadier General Khandaker Farid Hasan was present as special guests.

Additional Director General of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP and Commandant of Ansar-VDP Academy Md Shamsul Alam, Deputy Director General (Administration) Col Mohammad Rafiqul Islam, Deputy Director General (Operations) AKM Ziaul Alam and other senior officers and staff of the force were also present.

The chief guest visited the parade in a well-equipped green colour open jeep. The Commandant and Parade Commander were present with the Chief Guest. Later the trainee officers greeted the chief guest by marching past in six rows.

A total of 1091 trainees from the general Ansar attended the closing parade. Out of a total of 1,091 trainees, Malay Bala won the award for excellence in drill, Akram Hossain won the award for firing and Hamilin Chakma won the award for the smartest trainee.

At the end of the training, the general Ansar joined various important public and private organisations such as airport, seaport, Rooppur nuclear power plant, Matarbari power plant, Karnafuli tunnel, Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, Metrorail, Padma Multipurpose Bridge, hotel, motel, EPZ and others important organisation.

At present, about 54,000 general Ansar have been incorporated in more than 4,500 organisations across the country and are contributing to the public security of the country.