4 female army officials adorned with Lt Col badge

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Dhaka, Jan 24: Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed on Thursday gave the badge of Lieutenant Colonel Rank to the newly promoted four women officers of the long course at the army headquarters.Four women officers who were promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel from Major are: Major Sanjida Hossain, artillery; Major Syeda Nazia Royhan, artillery; Major Farhana Afrin, artillery, and Major Sarah Amir, Engineers, said an ISPR press release.

As a part of the Prime Minister’s commitment to women empowerment, women officers are being appointed regularly in the long courses of Bangladesh Army since 2000.

These women officers who started from the 47th long course have already been successful in showing their professional skills in their workplace.