Dhaka, Aug 25 (UNB) - Major General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General.
Shafiuddin Ahmed was commissioned into Bangladesh Army through the 9th BMA Long Course on December 23, 1983 and he joined the corps of infantry, said an ISPR release on Sunday.
He earlier served as the commander of an infantry battalion, battalion commander of Bangladesh Military Academy (BMA), commander of an infantry brigade and director of Military Training Directorate in Army Headquarters successfully.
Shafiuddin Ahmed also performed as the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 19th Infantry Division in 2012, DG of BIISS and Senior Directing Staff of National Defence College (NDC).
Besides, he acted as Deputy Force Commander in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Central African Republic. Before his promotion, Shafiuddin Ahmed was the GOC and Area Commander of Logistics Area.
After the elevation as the Lieutenant General, he has been made GOC of Army Training and Doctrine Command (ARTDOC), the release added.