Vice Admiral M Nazmul Hassan takes over as navy chief

Vice Admiral M Nazmul Hassan has been appointed as the new chief of naval staff.

He has taken over the duties of incumbent CNS Admiral Shaheen Iqbal, according to a press release of the Inter Services Public Relations Directorate (ISPR) today.

A ceremony marking the hand-over of CNS duties took place at the at Naval Headquarters this afternoon, it said.

Principal staff officers, area commanders, admin authorities, managing directors of dockyards and shipyards and high officials of Bangladesh Navy were present in the ceremony.

Newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral M Nazmul Hassan was commissioned in Bangladesh Navy on July 1, 1986.

Prior to his appointment as Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Nazmul Hassan has performed the duties of Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operations), Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel), Director Naval Operations, and Director Naval Intelligence at Naval Headquarters and as Director General Civil Military Relations of Armed Forces Division.

Vice Admiral Nazmul has commanded Bangladesh Navy Fleet and also served as the Commander Chattogram Naval Area. During this time, he continued the process of rehabilitation of Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals in Bhasan Char, added the press release.

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