Dhaka, 08 December 2020: Graduation Dinner of National Defence Course 2020 and Armed Forces War Course 2020 was held on Monday (07-12-2020) at National Defence College, Mirpur Cantonment. Commandant of National Defence College Lieutenant General Ataul Hakim Sarwar Hasan, SBP, SGP, ndc, afwc, psc, PhD was present as the Chief Guest.
As Chief Guest the Commandant congratulated all course members of National Defence Course 2020 and Armed Forces War Course 2020 for successful completion of the course and expressed thanks to the faculty members and staff officers of the college for their relentless hard work in making the courses successful. Commandant also made special mention about the patronization and kind direction of Hon’ble PM (Who is also the Chairperson of the Governing Body of NDC) for the progress and development of National Defence College.
The Senior Course Members as representative of Military Services, Civil Services and Allied Countries of National Defence Course and Armed Forces War Course spoke on this occasion. They thanked the Commandant, faculty members, resource personnel and all staff officers of National Defence College for their continuous support and hard work to make both the courses successful.
This year the National Defence Course comprises of thirty one (31) Brigadier Generals from Bangladesh Army, four (04) Commodores and one (01) Captain from Bangladesh Navy, five (05) Air Commodores from Bangladesh Air Force. Beside Armed Forces Officers, two (02) Additional Secretaries, eleven (11) Joint Secretaries from Administration and other cadres of Civil Services, one (01) Director General from Foreign Service and two (02) Deputy Inspector General from Bangladesh Police participated in the course. Twenty five (25) overseas course members of the rank of Brigadier General/Colonel and equivalent from 12 friendly countries have also participated in National Defence Course 2020.
This year the Armed Forces War Course comprised of three (03) Colonels and thirty three (33) Lieutenant Colonels from Bangladesh Army, two (02) Captains and six (06) Commanders from Bangladesh Navy and seven (07) Group Captains and one (01) Wing Commander from Bangladesh Air Force.