Armed Forces Day observed

আপডেট: নভেম্বর ২১, ২০২০

UNB report:
Chiefs of the three services paid a courtesy call on the prime minister on the occasion

The Armed Forces Day 2020 was observed with due dignity and enthusiasm on Saturday.

In honour of the memory of the members of the Armed Forces who sacrificed their lives in the Liberation War, on behalf of the president and the prime minister, their military secretaries laid wreaths on the Shikha Anirban at Dhaka Cantonment in the morning, said a press release issued by the ISPR.

Afterwards, Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat on behalf of their respective forces laid wreaths on the Shikha Anirban.

The chiefs of the three services paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion, reports UNB.

They met the prime minister at anabhaban in the morning.

At the beginning of the meeting, the prime minister greeted them on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day, said PM’s Deputy Press Secretary Hasan Jahid Tusher at a press briefing.

She mentioned the glorious role of the country’s Armed Forces in checking the coronavirus pandemic and different natural disasters.