Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed addresses the regimental colour handing ceremony at Halishahor artillery centre training ground in Chattogram on Wednesday. Photo: ISPR

Chief of Army Staff Aziz Ahmed on Wednesday urged the members of Bangladesh Army to be always ready for supreme sacrifice for the nation. He called upon the soldiers to discharge their sacred duties for country and nation with utmost sincerity.
“Discipline and sincerity towards the duties are two important basics to achieve professional excellence and build yourselves as an ideal troop”, he said. The army chief made this comment while addressing regimental colour handing ceremony at Halishahor artillery centre training ground on Wednesday noon, reports BSS.
Aziz said the works for modernization, restructure and expansion of Bangladesh army are on as per defence strategy framed by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1974 and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2018.
He said Bangladesh army had relentlessly been working imbued with sprits and ideals of great liberation struggle in 1971.
He also recalled the outstanding contributions of the Bangladesh Army during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.
The hour-long ceremony for 1, 2, 3, field regiment artillery and 38 air regiment artillery were held with the spirit of stimulating sounds of drums and instruments and singing of patriotic songs which enthralled the high civil and military officials attending the ceremony.
In the first time, the members 1, 2, 3, field regiments artillery and 38 air regiment received respective regimental colour flag from the hand of the chief guest.
Former army chief lieutenant general Atiqur Rahman, former colonel commanders of the artillery, General Officers Commanding, Area Commander & GOC 24 Infantry Division, high ranking civil and military officials, witnesses the joyous regimental colour handing ceremony.