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BGB Day : Perform duties with patriotism, PM tells to BGB

27Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked  Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) to perform their duties with utmost honesty and patriotism to uphold the dignity of the border force and earn public confidence.

Prime Minister also asked BGB personnel to remain alert so that incident like the 2009 BDR mutiny does not recur in the future.

The prime minister was addressing at a programme marking the BGB Day at the paramilitary force’s Pilkhana headquarters in Dhaka.

Sheikh Hasina said the flag of the BGB was raised on January 23, 2011 to expedite the operational activities of the force. With the sincere efforts of all the border force is now free from all curses and stepped in becoming into a dynamic and modern force, she said.

On her arrival at BGB headquarters, Home Minister Asaduzzaman khan and Director General of BGB Major General Aziz Ahmed received the prime minister.

On the occasion, an attractive parade was arranged at Bir Uttam Anwar Hossain Parade Ground at BGB headquarters. The prime minister reviewed the parade and took salute.

The prime minister handed over BGB Medal (BGBM) to 10 BGB members, President Border Guard Medal (PBGM) to 20 BGB members, BGB Medal-Service (BGBMS) to 10 BGB members and PBGM-Service (PBGMS) to 20 BGB members for their courageous and brilliant contribution in various activities of the BGB.