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Ex-air chief Khademul remembered

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 2 September, 2022 12:00 AM
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Ex-air chief Khademul remembered

Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) observed 46th martyrdom anniversary of former chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Khademul Bashar, Bir Uttam and Squadron Leader Mofijul Haque on Thursday with due dignity and solemnity.

Air Vice Marshal Bashar possesses the dignity for commanding the 6th sector during Liberation War of Bangladesh.

BAF remembers this heroic freedom fighter with due respect and honour for his glorious contribution in achieving independence and deconstruction of Bangladesh Air Force. This brave pilot was martyred on 01 September 1976 in a tragic air crash.

It may be mentioned Squadron Leader Mofijul Haque was also martyred in the same air crash. On this occasion, dua mahfil was arranged at the central mosques of all BAF bases and units.

A special prayer was also offered seeking divine blessings for salvation of the departed souls and for the continued peace and prosperity of the country.

Senior BAF officers, Airmen and civilians were present in the event.

Besides, BAF Base Bangabandhu organised a dua and fateha at their graves.