Indian air force chief in Dhaka

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 17:58, Feb 22,2021 | Updated: 19:03, Feb 22,2021


Indian Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

Indian Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria arrived in Bangladesh on Monday on a three-day visit responding to an invitation from his Bangladesh counterpart Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat.

The Indian air force chief is accompanied by a two-member delegation, said the Indian High Commission in Dhaka.

The visit of the Indian air force chief will further strengthen the close and fraternal ties existing between the armed forces of the two countries, said the high commission.

Rakesh Kumar is scheduled to meet the Air Force and Army Chiefs of Bangladesh and meet other senior officers of the BAF.

He will visit major BAF air bases across Bangladesh during his stay in Bangladesh.

Rakesh will also pay tribute to the members of the Bangladesh Armed Forces, who made the supreme sacrifices during the Liberation War of 1971, by laying wreaths at the altar of Shikha Anirban in Dhaka Cantonment.

The Indian delegation will pay homage to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding president of Bangladesh, by visiting the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi.

RKS Bhadauria is an alumnus of the 18th Air Staff Course at DSCSC, Mirpur, Dhaka.

During this visit, the Indian air chief will also be inducted into the Mirpur Hall of Fame at DSCSC.

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