Visiting Maldives National Defence Force Chief Major General Ahmed Shiyam today hoped for continuing bilateral cooperation for further strengthening relations between the armed forces of Bangladesh and the Maldives.

He expressed the hope when he called on Bangladesh Navy Chief Vice Admiral M Farid Habib at the naval headquarters at Banani office in the city, said a press release. On his arrival at the naval headquarters, Major General Ahmed Shiyam was greeted by the senior officers of Bangladesh Navy and was presented a guard of honor.

The Maldives national defence force chief was accompanied by Maldives defense attach, to Bangladesh, Maldives National Defense Forces director and senior military officials.
Earlier, the Maldives National Defense Forces chief placed wreath at Shikha Anirban, showing respect to the memories of the martyrs of 1971 liberation war.

He made a courtesy call on President Abdul Hamid and visited the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi. He will also call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the army chief during his five-day visit.

The Maldives National Defence Force chief arrived on 7 February and expected to return for home on February 11.


FEBRUARY 08, 2015


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