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Over 150 retired military officers endorse Awami League

  • Published at 08:46 pm November 27th, 2018
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A group of retired armed forces officers greet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with bouquets at Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 BSS

Of them, 109 were Army officers, 19 Navy officers and 18 are Air Force officers.

More than 150 retired officers of Army, Navy and Air Force expressed solidarity with the Awami League and pledged to work for the party’s victory in the upcoming national election.

The retired officers pledged allegiance to the party in presence of Prime Minister and the party President Sheikh Hasina at a function in Ganabhaban.

Top-level Navy officials to stand in solidarity with Awami League Dhaka Tribune

PM’s Security Adviser Major General (retd) Tariq Ahmed Siddiq, Ex-Principal Staff Officer of Armed Forces Division Lt Gen (retd) Abdul Wadud, Rear Admiral (retd) Harunur Rashid and Air Commodore (retd) Kazi Delwar Hossain also spoke on the occasion.

The party’s Presidium member Lt Col (Retd.) Muhammad Faruq Khan, Joint Secretaries Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Abdur Rahman and Organizing Secretary AFM Bahauddin Nasim were present there.

Top-level Army officials to stand in solidarity with Awami League Dhaka Tribune

Earlier, the retired armed forces officers greeted the prime minister by presenting bouquets.

Of them, 109 were Army officers, 19 Navy officers and 18 are Air Force officers.

Top-level Navy officials to stand in solidarity with Awami League Dhaka Tribune

Among the army officers, three were lieutenant generals, 18 major generals, 19 brigadier generals, seven colonels and 20 lieutenant colonels.

Two of the Navy officers were rear admirals, seven commodores, six captains, while of the air force officers, one was air vice marshal, two were air commodores, eight group captains and seven wing commanders.