New Air Force chief takes charge
Newly appointed Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan yesterday took over the command of Bangladesh Air Force, an ISPR press release said.
He took over from outgoing chief of air staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat at a ceremony at Chief of Air Staff's secretariat.
Principal staff officers, along with other senior officers, of Air Headquarters were present during the occasion, said Inter Services Public Relations Directorate (ISPR).
Earlier in the morning, the outgoing air chief paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his portrait in front of the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in the capital.
He also laid wreaths at Shikha Anirban to pay homage to the Armed Forces members who were martyred during the Liberation War in 1971.