Chief of Army Staff General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed on Wednesday said that Bangladesh army will be developed to a level of global standards so others can emulate it.
The army chief said this while addressing the closing and award-giving ceremony of Bangladesh Army Firing Competition-2022 at Cumilla Cantonment.
In his directional speech, General Shafiuddin emphasized on training and instructed all army personnel to achieve maximum efficiency in firing through rigorous training.
He expressed his firm belief that the Bangladesh Army will always stand by the government and the people in facing any challenge of the country, said an Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR) Press Release.
Earlier, General Shafiuddin distributed prizes among the winners as the chief guest.
The firing competition started on 27 February last month under the overall management of 33 Infantry Division.
A total of 16 teams of Bangladesh Army from different regions participated in this competition.
In the competition, 7 independent ADA brigade team became champion and 11 infantry division team became runners up.
Corporal Md Abdul Alim of 11 infantry division team was named 1st Best and Soldier Tuhin Mia 2nd Firer and Captain Syeda Rafia Zaman was named Best Female Firer.
The ceremony was attended by senior officers of the Army Headquarters and Cumilla region as well as officers of various units and organizations, JCOs and other ranks of army members.
The professionalism of the army and its skills in firing are very important. Firing exercises are an integral part of basic military training.
Everyone present at the event expressed hope that this firing competition would serve as a source of inspiration in improving the quality of training of the army.