Dhaka, 20 August 2018 :- Bangladesh Air Force observed the 47th death anniversary of Shaheed Birsreshto Flight Lieutenant M Matiur Rahman on Monday (20-8-2018) with due solemnity. On this occasion, milad mahfil was arranged at the mosques of all BAF Bases and units. Special munajat was also offered seeking divine blessings of the departed soul of the deceased and for the continued peace and prosperity of the country.
His noble heroic sacrifice in 1971 War of Liberation was remembered with high esteem. In the milad mahfil, officers and members of all ranks of the BAF were present. Earlier, in the morning, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Admin) Air Vice Marshal M Abul Bashar, OSP, ndc, acsc, psc and Air Officer Commanding of Bangladesh Air Force Base Bangabandhu Air Vice Marshal M Shafiqul Alam, BSP, ndc, afwc, psc offered munajat for the salvation of the departed soul of Shaheed Flight Lieutenant M Matiur Rahman at the Martyred Intellectuals’ Graveyard at Mirpur and commemorated his contribution with great solemnity.
Air Vice Marshal M Abul Bashar and wife of Birsreshto Flight Lieutenant M Matiur Rahman Milee Rahman seperately placed floral wreath at Matiur’s grave and paid tribute to him.
Among others Senior Officers and Airmen of Air Headquarters and BAF Bases at Dhaka area were present on the occasion. Besides, on the occasion different programs were arranged at different schools and colleges of Bangladesh Air Force where life time achievement of Birsreshto Flight Lieutenant M Matiur Rahman was highlighted and special munajat was offered for the salvation of his departed soul.