CSTI, 13 August 2020: Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Operations), Bangladesh Air Force (BAF), Air Vice Marshal M Abul Bashar, BBP, OSP, ndc, acsc, psc has distributed certificates and trophy among the graduating officers as the ‘Chief Guest’ during the Closing Ceremony of No 114 Junior Command and Staff Course (JCSC) held at Falcon Hall, BAF Officers’ Mess, Dhaka on 13 August 2020.
On his arrival at the Certificate Award Ceremony, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Operations) was received by Air Vice Marshal M Nazrul Islam, nswc, afwc, psc, Air Officer Commanding, BAF Base Bashar and Group Captain Md Sharif Mustafa, BPP, fawc, psc, Officer Commanding, Command and Staff Training Institute (CSTI). During the opening address, Officer Commanding, CSTI gave a brief resume on the Training and academic curriculums of No 114 JCSC. 24 mid-level officers from BAF have undergone this 14-week long course that started on 10 May 2020. The course has been designed to train military officers on effective command and staff duties within service, inter-service and joint service environments. Since inception of JCSC in 1976, CSTI takes pride in preparing future leaders of Bangladesh Armed Forces who can serve the nation with dignity and honour. The Chief Guest handed over the certificates to all graduating officers and awarded the “Chief of Air Staff’s Certificate and Trophy” to Squadron Leader A B M Golam Sadik, GD(P) for his overall best performance in the course. In his closing address, the Chief Guest has emphasised on conceptual set up and applied education that all participating officers have attained during the course. The command and staff skills that have achieved would also be of immense value in shouldering future assignments, he added. At the end, he attended a photography session with all graduating officers. Senior officers of BAF and other guests were present at the Certificate Award Ceremony.