His heroic sacrifice during the 1971 Liberation War is remembered with high esteem
The Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) is observing the 50th death anniversary of Bir Sreshtha Matiur Rahman with due solemnity.
To commemorate the occasion, a milad mahfil was arranged at the mosques of all BAF bases and units, said a media statement issued on Friday.
A special Munajat was also offered seeking divine blessings of the departed soul of the deceased. Officers, airmen, and other members of BAF were present.
Bir Sreshtha Matiur Rahman’s heroic sacrifice during the 1971 Liberation War is remembered with high esteem.
Earlier in the morning, on behalf of chief of air staff, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Planning) Air Vice Marshal AHM Fazlul Haque, BBP, BSP, ndu, afwc, psc paid homage to the martyred, placing floral wreath at Matiur Rahman’s grave.
He also took part in the special Munajat to commemorate his contribution with great solemnity.
Air Officer Commanding of Bangladesh Air Force Base Bangabandhu Air Commodore Hasan Mahmood Khan, GUP, nswc, psc was also present on the occasion.
Online programs were also arranged at schools and colleges of Bangladesh Air Force to highlight the life of Bir Sreshtha Matiur Rahman.