General Aziz Ahmed
01 April 2019

General Aziz Ahmed, BSP, BGBM, PBGM, BGBMS, psc, G was born on 01 January 1961 at Narayangonj. The General joined Bangladesh Military Academy on 07 August 1981 and was commissioned on 10 June 1983 with 8th BMA Long Course in the Regiment of Artillery. He has taken over the Command of Bangladesh Army as Chief of Army Staff on 25 June 2018.

He has been honored as the Colonel Commandant of the Armored Corps, Regiment of Artillery, Colonel of the Regiment of The East Bengal and Bangladesh Infantry Regiment.

General Aziz completed his graduation in BA (pass) under Chittagong University in 1983. He is a graduate of Defense Services Command and Staff College, Mirpur. He completed his Masters in Defense Studies (MDS) and Masters of Science (M.Sc) (Technical) from National University and also earned Masters in Business Administration (Executive) from American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB). The General is now pursuing PhD in border management under Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP).

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Bangladesh Army emerged during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. The mission of Bangladesh Army is to defend the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Bangladesh. In addition to its primary mission, the Bangladesh Army is also assisting the civilian government during times of national emergency.

Role of Bangladesh Army

Bangladesh Army intends to build a well trained and well-equipped deterrent land force to meet the traditional and non-traditional threats and challenges of 21st century. However, the roles of Bangladesh Army are:

To defend sovereignty and territorial integrity.

To plan and develop the mobilization of civil resources in support of land operations.