The government has appointed Major General Shakil Ahmed as new Director General (DG) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).
The Public Administration Ministry issued a circular in this regard on Thursday, ministry sources said.
According to the circular, the current Director General (DG) of BGB Major General Md Shafeenul Islam has been handed over to the Army. In his place, Major General Shakil Ahmed was appointed as the Director General of BGB.
Major General Shakil Ahmed had served as the DG of the Department of Immigration and Passport from 29 September 2019. He was reappointed to the army on 29 July 2020.