Government Policy

Bangladesh Coast Guard gets new DG

Rear Admiral Ashraful Hoq Chowdhury has been appointed as the 13th Bangladesh Coast Guard DG according to a notification of the Deputation-1 under Ministry of Public Administration.

Lt. Commander Amirul Haque, media officer at the Bangladesh Coast Guard headquarters, briefed the reporters in this regard on Tuesday afternoon.

Ashraful Hoq Chowdhury was commissioned on 1 January 1988 in the Executive Branch of the Bangladesh Navy. Later, he gathered vast experience while working at the sea and through various trainings held at home and abroad.

Besides, Ashraful Hoq Chowdhury has successfully served in various important agencies of the Inter-Services.

He was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral on 8 February 2021 and before his appointment as the DG he was in-charge of the Khulna Naval Area.

Source: United News of Bangladesh