A total of 110 BAF members including four female officers left Dhaka for Mali by UN chartered aircraft today to this end, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) release said here today.
Group Captain Md Mamunur Rashid will lead the contingent of Bangladesh Air Force which is going to be deployed in Mali, it added.
Bangladesh Air Force has achieved reputation and glory by performing their duties in mitigating conflict with efficiency, professionalism and sincerity in Mali.
Special munajat was offered prior to their departure for Mali at departure lounge of Hazrat Shahjahal International Airport (HSIA) seeking excellence of the contingent in future. Senior BAF officers were present at the airport during departure.
Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat briefed the contingent members on 24 December, 2018 and took part in a special munajat for success of the mission.