Work as frontline soldiers to implement Perspective Plan 2041: PM to armed forces

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked members of the Bangladesh Armed Forces to work as “frontline soldiers”, to implement the Perspective Plan 2041 — being imbued with patriotism, to make Bangladesh a developed country.

The Prime Minister was addressing the graduation ceremony of the National Defence Course (NDC) and Armed Forces War Course (AFWC)-2021, joining it from her official residence Gono Bhaban.

The graduation ceremony was held at Sheikh Hasina Complex, DSCSC of Mirpur Cantonment.

Sheikh Hasina said armed forces members are always ready for the supreme sacrifice in any crisis alongside protecting the country’s sovereignty.

She said they participated in various activities as frontline fighters in facing the Covid-19 pandemic and earned praise for their works.

“They’ve been working sincerely in the infrastructural and socio-economic development of the country apart from facing the disasters,” the Prime Minister said.

A total of 88 trainees, including 27 foreign military members, participated in the NDC 2021 and 55 in the AFWC 2021.

So far, 383 members of the Armed Forces from 24 friendly countries have received higher education and training at the NDC.

The chiefs of the three services and the NDC commandant and its faculties were present at the event.