Staff Reporter, Dhaka : Bangladesh Air Force is on the verge of replacing its contingent at United Nations Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO). Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan, BBP, BUP, nswc, fawc, psc briefed the new contingent members to be deployed in Congo at Bangladesh Air Force Base Bashar, Tejgaon on (23-01-2023), Monday.
While addressing, Chief of Air Staff advised them to discharge their duties with discipline, honesty, professionalism and sincerity to bring good reputation for Bangladesh in general and Bangladesh Air Force in particular. Thereafter, he participated in a special munajat arranged for success of the contingents. Among others Principal Staff Officers, Air Officers of Dhaka area, senior BAF officers of Air Headquarters and Bases were present at the occasion.
Mentionable that, total 252 members of 2 contingents (Utility Aviation Unit and Air Transport Unit) are proceeding to DR Congo where BAF has deployed 6 X Mi-Series helicopters and 01XC-130B transport aircraft and ground support equipment.