SM Shafiuddin Ahmed named as new Army Chief10 June 2021
Online Desk :
The Defence Ministry has named Lt General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed as the new chief of the Bangladesh Army. The appointment was made in a notification signed by Defense Ministry Deputy Secretary Wahida Sultana on Thursday.
According to a notice issued by the ministry, Lt Gen Shafiuddin, who now serves as the quartermaster-general at the Army Headquarters, will take up the post on June 24 and serve for three years.
He will replace current army chief General Aziz Ahmed.
Commissioned in the 9th Bangladesh Military Academy (BMA) Long Course in 1983 in the infantry corps, Lt Gen Shafiuddin previously served as the general commanding officer of Army Training and Doctrine Command.