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Chief of Army Staff of the Bangladesh Army

Chief of Staff of the Bangladesh Army
CAS
Flag of the Bangladesh Army
Incumbent
General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq

since 25 June 2015
Bangladesh Army
Seat Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Appointer The President and PM
Formation 26 March 1971
Website Official Website

Chief of Army Staff (abbreviated as CAS) of Bangladesh Army is the professional head of the Bangladesh Army. The current CAS is General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq .[1]

The Chief of Army Staff functions from the Army Headquarters, which is located in the Dhaka Cantonment.

List of Chiefs of Army staff

# Name Photo Term Began Term Ended Decoration Unit of Commission Commission category
1st Major General Mohammad A. Rab 3 January 1972 5 April 1972 Bir Uttom Army Service Corps BDF War Commander 1971
2nd Major General Kazi M Shafiullah 5 April 1972 24 August 1975 Bir Uttom East Bengal Regiment BDF War Commander 1971
3rd Major General Ziaur Rahman 24 August 1975 3 November 1975 Bir Uttom East Bengal Regiment BDF War Commander 1971
4th Major General Khaled Mosharraf 3 November 1975 7 November 1975 Bir Uttom East Bengal Regiment BDF War Commander 1971
5th Lieutenant General Ziaur Rahman 7 November 1975 Feb 1979 Bir Uttom East Bengal Regiment BDF War Commander 1971
6th Lieutenant General Hussain Mohammad Ershad Lieutenant General Hussain Mohammad Ershad Feb 1979 Aug 1986 psc East Bengal Regiment Repatriated
7th Lieutenant General Atiqur Rahman 1 September 1986 August 1990 Regiment of Artillery Repatriated
8th Lieutenant General Nuruddin Khan November 1990 June 1994 Corps of Engineers Repatriated
9th Lieutenant General Abu Saleh Mohammad Nasim June 1994 June 1996 Bir Bikram East Bengal Regiment BDF Officer 1971
10th Lieutenant General Muhammad Mahbubur Rahman May 1996 December 1997 Corps of Engineers Repatriated
11th General Mustafizur Rahman 24 December 1997 23 December 2000 Bir Protik Corps of Engineers Freedom Fighter
12th Lieutenant General M Harun-Ar-Rashid 24 December 2000 16 June 2002 Bir Protik East Bengal Regiment BDF Officer 1971
13th Lieutenant General Hasan Mashhud Chowdhury 16 June 2002 15 June 2005 awc, psc Frontier Force Regiment Repatriated
14th General Moeen U Ahmed General Moeen U Ahmed 15 June 2005 15 June 2009 ndc, psc East Bengal Regiment After independence
15th General Md Abdul Mubeen 15 June 2009 25 June 2012 ndc, psc East Bengal Regiment After independence
16th General Iqbal Karim Bhuiyan 25 June 2012 25 June 2015 psc East Bengal Regiment After independence
17th General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq 25 June 2015 PhD, ndc, psc Armoured Corps After independence

References

  1. ^ http://bdnews24.com/details.php?id=87380&cid=2
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