President asks Air Force to keep reputation in UN missionsUnited News of Bangladesh . Dhaka
The president, Zillur Rahman, has urged the members of the Bangladesh Air Force to keep up their reputation in UN peacekeeping missions showing higher level of professionalism.
The president said this when the chief of the Air Force, Air Marshal
SM Ziaur Rahman, met him at Bangabhaban on Monday.
During the meeting, the air chief apprised the president about his recent visit to Singapore where he attended the Third Singapore Air-show and Asia Pacific Security Conference.
He said a total of 30 chiefs of air staff, including from Bangladesh, joined the conference. More than 200 air and military equipment-manufacturing institutions took part in it.
During his visit, SM Ziaur Rahman said he met chief of the Defence Force of Singapore, Lieutenant General Neo Kian Hong and chief of the Royal Singapore Air Force, Major General NG Chin Meng.
The air chief also informed that a total of 3,058 members of the Bangladesh Air Force had been working sincerely in some 24 UN peacekeeping missions across the world.
The president gave the air chief a patient hearing and expressed hope
that the bilateral relations between Bangladesh
and Singapore would be further strengthened through his recent visit.
Secretaries to the
President’s Office were present.
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