The chief of the Indian Air Force was presented a guard of honour by a Bangladesh Air Force contingent
Chief of Air Staff, Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC has called on Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat, BBP, OSP, ndu, psc at Air Headquarters on Monday.
During the meeting, they exchanged greetings and the chief of Air Staff cordially thanked Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa for visiting Bangladesh.
They also discussed issues of bilateral interest and expressed their hope of continuing their mutual co-operation to strengthen the existing relationship between Bangladesh and the Indian Air Force.
Earlier in the morning, the chief of the Indian Air Force visited Shikha Anirban at Dhaka Cantonment and paid homage to the memory of the Armed Forces members martyred during the Liberation War in 1971, by placing a floral wreath at the mausoleum.
Upon his arrival at Air Headquarters, the Chief of Air Staff of the Indian Air Force was presented a guard of honour by a Bangladesh Air Force contingent.
Later, he planted a sapling at the Air Headquarters.
During his stay in Bangladesh, the chief of the Indian Air Force will visit the: prime minister's office, Army Headquarters, Naval Headquarters, Armed Forces Division, National Defence College, BAF Base Bir Sreshtho Matiur Rahman, and BAF Base Zahurul Haque.
He will also visit different Flying Squadrons, the 214 Maintenance and Overhauling Unit, and Bangabandhu Aeronautical Centre of BAF Base Bangabandhu.
The chief of the Indian Air Force—along with his spouse and a three-member delegation—arrived in Bangladesh on February 10 for a five-day official visit.
It is expected that the visit will play an important role in strengthening the existing friendly relationship between the Air Forces of the two countries.