New navy chief pays courtesy call on President Mohammed Shahabuddin

Newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral M Nazmul Hassan today, Wednesday, July 26 paid a courtesy call on President Mohammed Shahabuddin at Bangabhaban in the capital.

President’s press secretary Md Joynal Abedin told news agency after the meeting, “During the meeting, the navy chief apprised the President about the various activities undertaken by the naval force to ensure the security of the maritime area.”

President welcomes the navy chief and said apart from protecting the sovereignty of the vast marine area, the role of the Bangladesh Navy in extracting and preserving the marine resources of the region is very important.

President Mohammed Shahabuddin, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, expressed his satisfaction over the performance of the Navy and their professional duties in protecting the country’s maritime borders.

Mentioning the potentials of the blue economy, President said, “There is no alternative to ensuring the maritime security to utilize these potentials for the socio-economic development of Bangladesh.”

President said, “The government is implementing the Forces Goal-2030 for the development of the Armed Forces. As a result, Bangladesh Navy has turned into a three-dimensional, efficient and smart force at present.”

President hoped, Bangladesh Navy would become a more modern and technologically powerful force under the leadership of the new navy chief.

President assured the Navy chief of continued cooperation when the navy chief sought the President’s guidance and support in carrying out its assignments.

President’s Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin,  Office Secretary Sampad Barua, and Secretary (Attachment) Md Wahidul Islam Khan were present.

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