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Air chief calls on President

DHAKA, Jan 29, 2017 (BSS) - Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar today made a courtesy call on President Md Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here.

"The air chief apprised the President about the overall activities of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) at home and in UN peacekeeping missions abroad," President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS.

Abedin added that the air chief also updated the President about different development activities of the force during the call on in the afternoon.

President Hamid, he said, expressed his satisfaction over the BAF activities and professional performance in safeguarding the country's skyline and their nation building activities.

"The President assured the air chief of his continued cooperation in modernising and developing the country's air force," the Bangabhaban spokesman said.

The President simultaneously expected the BAF to uphold the country's image at home and abroad with outmost sincerity and honesty.

Secretaries concerned to the President were also present there.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)