Newly appointed Principal Staff Officer (PSO) of the Armed Forces Division Waqar-uz-Zaman has been adorned with the rank badge of Lieutenant General.
Navy Chief Admiral Shaheen Iqbal and Chief of the Air Force Air Chief Marshal Mashihuzzaman Serniabat adorned the rank badge to Lieutenant General Waqqer-uz-Zaman in presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a ceremony at PM's official residence Ganobhaban on Monday.
Prime Minister’s Security Affairs Adviser Major General (Retd) Tarique Ahmed Siddique and Prime Minister’s Military Secretary Major General Naquib Ahmed Chowdhury were present on the occasion.
Earlier, the government promoted secretary to the Army Headquarters Waqqer-uz-Zaman to lieutenant general from major general and appointed him as the principal staff officer at the Armed Forces Division.
His appointment to the new post came into effect from today as his predecessor Lieutenant General Mahfzur Rahman ended his tenure, reports UNB.