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Born in 1961, Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar is the second son of Mr, Abu Ayub and Mrs. Akhtarunnesa, a very respectable Muslim family of Gazipur district. He joined Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) in 19 September 1978 and was commissioned in the General Duties (Pilot) branch on 01 February 1981. In his long illustrious career Air Chief Marshal Esrar has served in almost all the fighter squadrons of BAF in different appointments and flown a variety of fixed wing aircraft which includes PT-6, AA-5A, FUJI-200, FOUGA CM-170, PC-9, CT-4, FT-5 Read More.
BAF Observers former Air Chief Air Vice Marshal Bashar's Death AnniversaryDhaka, 01 September: Bangladesh Air Force observed 41th death anniversary of former Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Khademul Bashar, Bir Uttam on 01-9-2017 with due solemnity. Air Vice Marshal Bashar possesses the dignity for commanding the 6th sector during liberation war of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Air Force remembers this freedom fighter for his glorious contribution Read More.
BAF Observers Birsreshto Flight Lieutenant Matiur Rahman's Death AnniversaryDhaka, 20 August: Bangladesh Air Force observed the 46th death anniversary of Shaheed Birsreshto Flight Lieutenant M Matiur Rahman on 20-8-2017 with due solemnity. On this occasion, milad mahfil was arranged at the mosques of all BAF Bases and units. Special munajat was also offered seeking divine blessings of the departed soul of the deceased and for the Read More.
Chief of Defence Force Royal Thai Armed Forces of Thailand called on BAF ChiefDhaka, 07 August: 06 members delegation led by Chief of Defence force (CDF) Royal Thai Armed Forces Gen Surapong Suwana-Adth called on Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar, BBP, ndc, acsc at Air Headquarters on 07-08-2017. They exchanged greetings and discussed different issues related to bi-lateral interests during the meeting. It is Read More.
US Military delegation called on Bangladesh Air Force ChiefDhaka, 09 July: US Military Delegation led by Admiral Harry B. Harris, Junior, Commander of United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) called on Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar, BBP, ndc, acsc at Air Headquarters on 9-7-2017.They exchanged greetings and discussed different issues related to bi-lateral interests during the meeting. Read More.
Bangladesh Air Force Chief Called On Italian Air ChiefDhaka, 16 June: Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar, BBP, ndc, acsc along with BAF deligation team has visited Italian Air Force Headquarters on 16-05-2017 under the invitation of Italian Air Force Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Enzo VECCIARELLI. During call on with Italian Air Force Chief of Staff, he has exchanged views on bilateral issues. Besides, Read More.
BAF Tree Plantation Programme InauguratedDhaka, 04 June: This year Bangladesh Air Force has also chalked out an elaborate tree plantation programme in line with the "National Tree Plantation Programme-2017" like earliar. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar, BBP, ndc, acsc inaugurated the "BAF Tree Plantation Programme-2017" by planting a sapling at Air Headquarters premises Read More.
Indian Army Chief Calls On Bangladesh Air ChiefDhaka, 02 April: Chief of Army Staff, Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, ADC called on Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar, BBP, ndc, acsc at Air Headquarters on 02-04-2017. During call on, they exchanged greetings and discussed on bi-lateral issues. Mentionable that 06 member’s delegation team led by Chief of Army Staff Read More.
মাননীয় প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা কর্তৃক বিমান বাহিনীকে স্বাধীনতা পুরস্কার-২০১৭ প্রদানঢাকা, ২৩ মার্চঃ ১৯৭১ সালের মহান মক্তিযুদ্ধে সক্রিয়ভাবে অংশগ্রহণ ও বীরত্বপূর্ণ অবদান রাখার জন্য বাংলাদেশ বিমান বাহিনী স্বাধীনতা পুরস্কারে ভূষিত হয়। গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ সরকারের মাননীয় প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা গত ২৩-০৩-১৭ ইং তারিখে একটি অনাড়ম্বর অনুষ্ঠানের মাধ্যমে বিমান বাহিনী প্রধান এয়ার চীফ মার্শাল আবু এসরার, বিবিপি, এনডিসি, এসিএসসি বিস্তারিত ।
Bangladesh Air Force Command Safety Seminar HeldDhaka, 16 March: The 40th Annual Command Safety Seminar of Bangladesh Air Force was held at the BAF Falcon Hall, Dhaka on 16-3-2017. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar, BBP, ndc, acsc attended the seminar as Chief Guest and delivered his speech. He also distributed Flight Safety trophies for maintaining best safety record. Highlighting the importance Read More.
BAF Annual Winter Exercise “Wintex-2017” concludedDhaka, 08 March: Annual Winter Exercise “WINTEX-2017” of Bangladesh Air Force will be concluded on 08-3-2017. The main objective of the exercise is to assess and evaluate the operational capability of Bangladesh Air Force to safeguard her own air space. The exercise also will help to identify the limitation and draw appropriate lessons for improvement in future. Read More.
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