22/12/2020 -Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) is going to replace its 110-member contingent at United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).
Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat briefed the members of contingent at BAF Base Bashar, Tejgaon today, said a press release.
While addressing the briefing, Chief of Air Staff advised them to discharge their duties with honesty, professionalism and sincerity to uphold good reputation for BAF as well as for the country.
He emphasized on preventive actions to reduce the transmission of Coronavirus and remain extra careful about it.
Thereafter, he participated in a special munajat arranged for success of the contingent.
A total 110 BAF members will depart in the 1st week of January 2021 for Mali led by contingent commander Group Captain Abdullah Al Farooq.
Among others, Principal Staff Officers of Air Headquarters, Air Officers of Dhaka area, senior BAF officers of Air Headquarters and Bases were present on the occasion.
13/10/2019 – A 110 member contingent of Bangladesh Police left Dhaka in the early hour today by a chartered aircraft, to join a UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.
Additional Inspector General of Police Biswas Afzal Hossain and Deputy Inspector General of Police SM Ruhul Amin saw them off at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, said a press release.
The Bangladeshi peacekeepers in Mali have been earning fame in restoring of peace and undertaking rehabilitation process in the war-torn since 2013, according to the press release.
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