DHAKA, July 28, 2020: New Chief of Naval Staff Vice-Admiral Mohammad Shaheen Iqbal made a courtesy call on President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here this evening.
Welcoming the new naval chief, President Hamid expressed his satisfaction over the naval force activities and their professional performance in safeguarding the country`s maritime boundary and protecting marine resources as well.
Noting that the naval force, at the meantime, turned into a three-dimensional force, the President said the incumbent government has taken various pragmatic steps in line with the Forces Goal-2030 to build this force as smart, strong and efficient one.
Abdul Hamid hoped that the Bangladesh Navy would be more modern and strong with acquiring technology-based knowledge in days to come under his leadership.
The President, also the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, assured the navy chief of his continued cooperation in discharging duties as the new naval chief sought directives and cooperation from him.
The President wished the Navy chief’s success in days to come.
Secretaries concerned to the President were also present.