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Italy offers to train BAF personnel

  • Published at 07:47 pm October 17th, 2019
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Italian Air Force chief Lieutenant General Alberto Rosso meets with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office in Dhaka on Thursday, October 17, 2019 PID

The Italian Air Force chief made the offer when he paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office in Dhaka on Thursday

Visiting Italian Air Force Chief Lieutenant General Alberto Rosso has offered imparting training to Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) personnel in Italy.

The Italian Air Force chief made the offer when he paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office in Dhaka on Thursday morning, reports BSS.

After the meeting, the prime minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters.

During the meeting, Hasina requested Rosso to arrange training in Italy for the BAF personnel on fighter helicopters and transport planes.

Lt Gen Alberto Rosso informed her that his visit to Bangladesh was very successful and fruitful.

“I had fruitful discussions with the officials of Bangladesh Air Force,” he said.

The prime minister’s Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman, Principal Staff Officer of the Armed Forces Division Lt Gen Md Mahfuzur Rahman, PMO Secretary Sajjadul Hassan, and Italian Ambassador to Bangladesh Mario Palma were present on the occasion.