Dhaka, November 29 :- Bangladesh Air Force is on the verge of replacing its contingent at United Nations Mission in DR Congo (MONUSCO).This time 358 BAF peacepeepers are being replaced.
Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat, BBP, OSP, ndu, psc briefed the new contingent members at Bangladesh Air Force Base Bashar, Tejgaon on 29 November 2018. While addressing, Chief of Air Staff advised them to discharge their duties with honesty, professionalism and sincerity and bring good reputation for Bangladesh Air Force as well as for the country. Thereafter, he participated in a special munajat arranged for success of the contingent.
Among others Principal Staff Officers, Air Officers of Dhaka area and senior BAF officers of Air Headquarters and Bases were present on the occassion.
Mentionable that, total 358 members of 3 contingents (Utility Aviation Unit, Airfield Support Unit and Air Transport Unit) are proceeding to DR Congo where BAF deployed 1XC-130 transport aircraft and 6XMI-17 helicopters with necessary ground support equipments.