Dhaka, Mar 10 : New Chief of Naval Staff AMMM Aurangzeb Chowdhury on Sunday was adorned with the rank badge of Admiral in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office.
Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat adorned the navy chief with the rank badge of Admiral, PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim told reporters.
After the function, he said, Sheikh Hasina congratulated the new navy chief by presenting a bouquet and wished his success.
The navy chief also greeted the Prime Minister by presenting her with a bouquet.
Prime Minister’s Security Affairs Adviser Major General (retd) Tarique Ahmed Siddiq, Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman, Defence Secretary Akhtar Hossain Bhuiyan, PM’s Military Secretary Major General Mia Mohammad Zainul Abedin and PMO Secretary Sajjadul Hasan were, among others, present.
Former Director General of Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) Rear Admiral AMMM Aurangzeb Chowdhury was appointed as the new navy chief in January this year.