Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) observed the 49th death anniversary of Shaheed Birsrestha Flight Lieutenant Matiur Rahman on Thursday with due solemnity.
On this occasion, milad and doa mahfils were arranged at the mosques of all BAF Bases and units, says a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on August 20.
Earlier, in the morning, on behalf of chief of Air Staff, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Admin) Air Vice Marshal A K M Ahsanul Hoque, BSP, ndu, afwc, psc paid homage to the martyr placing floral wreath at his grave at the Martyred Intellectuals' Graveyard in Mirpur.
Among others, Air Officer Commanding of Bangladesh Air Force Base Bangabandhu Air Vice Marshal M Sayed Hossain, OSP, BSP, GUP, ndc, psc, senior officers and airmen from Air Headquarters and BAF Bases at Dhaka area were present on the occasion.
Besides, different programs were arranged at various schools and colleges of Bangladesh Air Force on a limited scale through the internet, where lifetime achievement of Matiur Rahman was highlighted.