The Bangladeshi Air Chief reached New Delhi on Sunday for a three-day official visit

Bangladesh Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan on Monday called on his Indian counterpart Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari and discussed avenues for enhancing bilateral defence cooperation between the two countries.

The Bangladesh Air Chief Marshal reached New Delhi from Dhaka on Sunday for a three-day official visit to India.

Later on Monday, the visiting Bangladesh Air Chief Marshal also called upon Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane.

“Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan, Chief of Air Staff, Bangladesh Air Force called on General MM Naravane #COAS and discussed ways to strengthen the bilateral defence cooperation between the two countries,” said the Indian Army’s tweet.

During his visit, the Bangladesh Air Force Chief will pay homage to members of the Indian Armed Forces who had sacrificed their lives during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 by laying a floral wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti Memorial, India Gate.

Besides holding bilateral meetings with Indian top military brass, the visiting Air Chief Marshal will also visit several military and civil industrial facilities in Chandigarh and Mumbai.

The visit of Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh will play an important role in strengthening the existing bilateral relationship between the Air Forces of the two countries.