Dhaka, June 27:- Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC called on Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan, BUP, nswc, fawc, psc at Air Headquarters on Sunday (27-06-2021).
During call on, they exchanged greetings and Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force cordially thanked Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force for visiting Bangladesh. They also discussed issues of bi-lateral interests and expressed hope to continue mutual co-operation to strengthen the existing relationship between Bangladesh and Indian Air Force.
On arrival at Air Headquarters, Chief of Air Staff of Indian Air Force was presented a guard of honour by a smartly turned out BAF Contingent. He inspected the guard and took salute. Besides, he planted a sapling at Air Headquarters premises.
Earlier, Chief of Air Staff of Indian Air Force visited Shikha Anirban at Dhaka Cantonment and paid homage to the members of Armed Forces martyred during the War of Liberation in 1971 by placing floral wreath. He also signed visitor’s book. Later, he visited Helicopter Simulator Institute of BAF and BAF Museum including different military and civil installations.
Mentionable that Chief of Air Staff of Indian Air Force arrived in Bangladesh on 26 June 2021 on a 04-day official visit to attend President Parade-2021 to be held at BAF Academy as the Chief Guest. It is expected that the visit of Chief of Air Staff of Indian Air Force will play an important role for extending the sectors of cooperation and strengthening the exsisting friendly relationship between the two countries.