Dhaka, 30 July 2018 :- With the kind approval of Hon’ble Prime Minister of the Govt of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, the rank of Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat, BBP, OSP, ndu, psc has been elevated to the rank of Air Chief Marshal. On Monday, 30-07-2018 Chief of Air Staff was adorned with the rank badge of Air Chief Marshal by Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed in presence of Hon’ble Prime Minister at Ganabhaban.
During the ceremony, Major General (retd) Tarique Ahmed Siddique, Defence Adviser to the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman, Defence Secretary Akhtar Hossain Bhuiyan, Military Secretary of Prime Minister, Major General Mia Mohammad Zainul Abedin, Senior BAF officers and senior officers from Prime Minister’s Office were present on the occasion.
On arrival at Air Headquarters after adorning the rank badge, Chief of Air Staff was presented a guard of honour by a smartly turned out BAF Contingent. After inspecting the guard Chief of Air Staff planted a sapling at Air Headquarters premises. There after, he took part in a special Munajat seeking peace and properity of the nation.