Bangladesh Army Chief calls on Indian Army Chief General Naravane, discusses issues of mutual interest
The Bangladesh Army Chief also received a Guard of Honour at South Block in New Delhi
Bangladesh Army Chief General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed, who is on a three-day visit to India, on Tuesday called on General MM Naravane, Indian Chief of Army Staff and discussed issues of mutual interest.
The Bangladesh Army chief also received a Guard of Honour at South Block in New Delhi.
“General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed, Chief of Army Staff, Bangladesh Army received the Guard of Honour at the South Block,” the ADGPI had said in a separate tweet.
On Tuesday, the visiting Chief of Army Staff, laid a wreath at National War Memorial and paid homage to the bravehearts who laid down their lives during 1971 war.
“General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed, Chief of Army Staff, Bangladesh Army laid a wreath at National War Memorial #NWM and paid homage to the bravehearts who laid down their lives during 1971 War,” the ADGPI had tweeted earlier.
On the first day of his visit to India on Monday, the Bangladesh Army chief visited Shatrujeet Brigade and was briefed on the evolution, structure and capability of the brigade.
The Bangladesh Army chief’s visit comes in the midst of the Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations which mark 50 years of the liberation of Bangladesh.
This was made possible by the historic leadership of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the heroics of the Mukti Bahini who fought shoulder to shoulder with the Indian Armed Forces.
Earlier, in April this year Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane had paid a five-day visit to Bangladesh in order to enhance defence cooperation and strengthen bilateral ties between the two nations.