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Air Force chief returns home from Russia

Published : 29 Oct 2021 09:55 PM | Updated : 02 Nov 2021 09:10 AM

Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan returned home on Friday after an official visit to Russia.

The Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force left Dhaka for Russia on October 20 last on an official visit along with his spouse and two entourages at the invitation of Ministry of Defence, The Russian Federation and Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) of Russia, an ISPR press release said. 

During visit, the Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force called on General Surovikin Sergey Vladimirovich, Commander in Chief of the Aerospace Forces, Russian Federation. 

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They exchanged views on different bilateral issues of mutual interest. He also called on Director General of reputed Russian Industry ROSOBORONEXPORT and the representatives of National Aviation Services Company (NASC). 

They discussed professional matters. Besides, Shaikh Abdul Hannan visited various military and civil installations, including Production Plant of different aircraft and helicopters, in Russia. 

It is expected that the visit of the Chief of Air Staff will play a vital role in strengthening the existing bilateral relationship with Bangladesh and Russia by expanding scope of mutual cooperation in the professional sectors.

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