Chief of Naval Staff AMMM Aurangzeb Chowdhury was adorned with the rank badge of Admiral in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office in city on Sunday morning.
“Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat adorned the navy chief with the rank badge of Admiral,” premier’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim told reporters.
He said the Prime Minister congratulated Chowdhury presenting him a bouquet and wished his success as the adornment ceremony was over.
The navy chief also greeted the prime minister by presenting her a bouquet.
Prime Minister’s Security Affairs Advisor Major General (retd) Tarique Ahmed Siddiq, Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman, Defence Secretary Akhtar Hossain Bhuiyan, PM’s Military Secretary Major General Mia Mohammad Zainul Abedin and PMO Secretary Sajjadul Hasan were present, among others.
Chowdhury previously served the Bangladesh Coast Guard’s (BCG) Director General as a rear admiral while he was appointed as the new naval chief in January this year.
He succeeded Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed who went on retirement on January 26.