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POST TIME: 1 June, 2019 00:00 00 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 31 May, 2019 11:27:51 PM
Number of Bangladesh Army men rises in Kuwait
BSS, Dhaka

Number of Bangladesh Army men rises in Kuwait

Kuwait government has approved to increase the number of Bangladesh army under the OKP-9 contingent in Kuwait to 639 from 250.

The approval was given on Thursday for the good relations between the Bangladesh government and Kuwait government and intense efforts of Bangladesh Army Chief General Aziz Ahmed, said a press release of ISPR in Dhaka yesterday. Kuwait government has requested Bangladesh government to send the increasing number of army person immediately.

Earlier, Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed visited Kuwait form March 11 to March 14. During the visit, he met his counterpart of Kuwait armed forces.

During the meeting, Aziz Ahmed requested to increase the number of engineering contingents of Bangladesh Army engaged in Kuwait as well as discussing bilateral cooperation issues.