He is expected to return on August 26
Chief of Army Staff General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed on Wednesday left Dhaka for Turkey on an eight-day official visit.
The Army chief, who is leading an eight-member delegation, will make courtesy calls on the Turkish defense minister, assistant defense minister, president of the Turkish Defense Industries, chief of general staff of the Turkish Armed Forces, Land Force commander and other senior military officials during his visit, according to an Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) press release.
During the meetings, he will discuss further strengthening relations between the armies of the two countries and mutual cooperation.
He will also visit Turkey's military museums, war colleges, aerospace industries and historical sites, including Army Aviation.
Besides, he will exchange views with the Bangladesh high commissioner in Turkey.
The army chief is set to return home on August 26.