New Air Chief takes over BAF command

Publish: 1:32 PM, June 13, 2018 | Update: 1:32:PM, June 13, 2018

The newly appointed Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat took over the command of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) at Air Headquarters this afternoon.

He succeeded the outgoing Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal, said an ISPR press release.

Newly appointed Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat took over the command of BAF from the outgoing Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar at a ceremony at Chief of Air Staff’s secretariat.

Principal Staff Officers along with other senior officers of Air Headquarters were present on the occasion.

Earlier in the morning, Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar paid homage to the members of Armed Forces, martyred during the War of Liberation in 1971, by laying wreaths at Shikha Anirban.

Later, he signed the visitors’ book.

Before departing Air Headquarters, the outgoing Chief of Air Staff was presented a guard of honour by a smartly turned out BAF contingent.

He inspected the guard and took salute. He also planted a sapling on Air Headquarters premises.