e-News® | The NEWS Company…DHAKA, Oct 30, 2015 : The certificate award giving ceremony of No.99 Junior Command and Staff Course of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) was held at BAF Command and Staff Training Institute (CSTI) at its Base Bashar on Thursday.
Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Admin) Air Vice Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat attended the ceremony as the chief guest and distributed certificates and trophy among the graduating officers, an ISPR release said here. A total of 13 officers from Bangladesh Air Force, one officer each from Bangladesh Navy, Indian Air Force, Royal Malaysian Air Force, Nigerian Air Force and Sri Lankan Air Force attended the course.
Squadron Leader Md Hamidul Haque of BAF was awarded with the “Chief of Air Staff’s Trophy” for his best performance in the course. Masihuzzaman Serniabat thanked the government of participating countries for sending student officers in the course and hoped that they would continue to send their officers in future as well. Earlier, in the welcome address, the Officer Commanding of the institute, Wing Commander AHM Ameerul Ahsan gave a brief resume on the course curriculum.
High Commissioner of Sri Lanka Ms Yasoja Gunasekara, Air Officer Commanding of BAF Base Bashar Air Vice Marshal M Abul Bashar, Defence Adviser of Indian High Commission Brigadier J S Nanda SM and senior BAF officers were present, among others, on the occasion.