NDC commandant honoured by USI of India

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 00:08, Aug 26,2019


Commandant of National Defence College, Bangladesh Lieutenant General Sheikh Mamun Khaled has been awarded a fellowship from United Service Institution of India in recognition of his exceptional contribution to the study and practice of military leadership.

Director of USI Lieutenant General PK Singh (retired) has formally handed over the fellowship certificate to Lieutenant General Sheikh Mamun Khaled on August 19.

It may be noted that Lieutenant General Sheikh Mamun Khaled is the first Bangladeshi as well as foreign recipient of this honour from USI of India, said an Inter Service Public Relation press release on Sunday.

The USI of India was established in 1870. The institution is a national security and defense services think tank based in New Delhi. It describes its aim as ‘Furtherance of interest and knowledge in the art, science and literature of the defence services’. USI operates centers for research in various areas of national security.

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