Dhaka, December 15: Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over certificates among the graduating members of the courses as the Chief Guest at the graduation ceremony of National Defence Course 2019 and Armed Forces War Course 2019 on Sunday (15-12-2019) at Sheikh Hasina Complex, DSCSC, Mirpur, Cantonment, Dhaka.
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Commandant, National Defence College, Lieutenant General Sheikh Mamun Khaled, SUP, rcds, psc, PhD congratulated the graduating members and thanked the faculty members and staff officers of the college for their dedicated efforts in conducting the courses successfully. At the outset, the Commandant paid deep tribute and homage to the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and all the freedom fighters who laid down their lives during the war of liberation. He also expressed his profound indebtedness and gratitude to the Hon’ble Prime Minister for her gracious presence and for encouraging National Defence College to pursue excellence in security and development studies of Bangladesh.
This year the National Defence Course comprises of total 85 Course Members of Bangladesh Armed Forces, Civil Services and Overseas military officers. Allied officers from China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mali, Nigeria, Nepal, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and UK joined this course. The Armed Forces War Course comprises of thirty eight officers of Bangladesh Armed Forces.
Among others, Ministers, High Commissioners and Ambassadors of different countries in Bangladesh, Cabinet Secretary, Chiefs of three services, Principal Secretary and many other senior military and civil services officers, Vice Chancellors and Professors of different Universities, distinguished citizens and Defence Advisers/Attaches of different countries in Bangladesh attended the Graduation Ceremony.