Bangladesh new Army chief Lieutenant General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed
05:48 PM, June 10, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:06 PM, June 10, 2021

Lt General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed named new army chief

Lieutenant General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed, quarter master general of the Bangladesh Army, has been named as the new chief of the force for the next three years.

"Bangladesh Army's BA-2496 Lieutenant General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed, OSP, NDU, PSC, Quarter Master General has been appointed as the new chief of Bangladesh Army from June 24 afternoon," a defence ministry gazette notification said.

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He will also be promoted to the rank of general on that day, the gazette, signed by deputy secretary, Wahida Sultana, added.

He will replace current army chief General Aziz Ahmed.

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