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Major General Shakil Ahmed new DG of BGB​

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  • 18th February, 2022 03:05:54 PM
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Major General Shakil Ahmed new DG of BGB


The government has appointed Major General Shakil Ahmed as Director General (DG) of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).

Ministry of Public Administration issued a gazette in this regard on Thursday.

Major General Shakil Ahmed, who was serving as the Adjutant General of Bangladesh Army, will replace Major General Md Shafeenul Islam as the chief of the paramilitary force.

The circular signed by Mohammad Abul Kalam Azad, Deputy Secretary of Ministry of Public Administration, said that the current Director General (DG) of BGB Md Shafeenul Islam has been returned to the Armed Forces Division of the Army.

In his place, Major General Shakil Ahmed has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of BGB under the Public Security Division of the Home Ministry.

Earlier, Major General Shakil Ahmed served as the Director General of Department of Immigration and Passports (DIP).

Major General Shafeenul took over the command of Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB) as Director General (DG) on 28 March 2018.

According to BGB sources, Major General Shafeenul would go into leave preparatory to retirement (LPR) on March 2, 2022.

Major General Shakil Ahmed was born in Joypurhat District, Bangladesh on 19 December 1968. Major General Shakil Ahmed was commissioned in the Core of Infantry on 24 June 1988 with 18 Bangladesh Military Academy Long Course.

In his long 33 years of illustrious career, he served as the General Officers Commanding of 19 Infantry Division. He had been the Commander of 99 Composite Bridge and Commanding Officer of 1 East Bengal Regiment.

Apart from the regimental staff duties, Major General Shakil Ahmed served as Director in Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI). He also served as General Staff Officer Grade I of an Infantry Division and Brigade Major of an Infantry Brigade.

As peacekeeper, he had been Contingent Member in UNOSOM-II and Force Logistics Staff in MONUC. Major General Shakil Ahmed Commanded BANBATT-3/23 in UNOCI as Contingent Commander. In instructional capacity he served as Chief Instructor in School of Infantry and Tactics, Platoon Commander in Bangladesh Military Academy and Directing Staff of Armed Forces War Course in National Defence College, Mirpur. Major General Shakil Ahmed also served as the Commandant of School of Infantry and Tactics.

Major General Shakil Ahmed obtained his Masters in National Security and War Studies, Masters of Strategic Studies and Masters in Defence Studies both from Home and abroad. He has undertaken numerous professional training courses, seminars, and symposiums at home and abroad.

A keen golfer, Major General Shakil Ahmed is the Senior Vice President of Bangladesh Golf Federation and the Vice President of Kurmitola Golf Club, Dhaka. In his professional and personal capacity, the General visited good number of countries.

A traditional family man, the General is married to Dr. Shahnaz Shakil and is a proud father of a daughter and a son.
 

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BGB seized $80,000 in Chuadanga

UNB, Chuadanga
Thu Aug 4, 2022 12:00 AM Last update on: Thu Aug 4, 2022 12:19 PM

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Border Guard Bangladesh yesterday seized $80,000 in a drive near Phulbari border in Chuadanga's Damurhuda upazila.
"Primarily, we're suspecting that the foreign currency was being smuggled from Bangladesh to India," said Lt Col Shah Md Ishtiak, director of 6th BGB battalion in Chuadanga.
The suspect who was carrying the foreign currency could not be detained, BGB said at a press briefing.
On information, BGB conducted a drive along Phulbari border and found a person trying to cross the border with a bag through pillar-85.
He left the bag and fled when BGB members chased him.
The BGB men found eight bundles of US dollars amounting to $80,000 inside the bag, the BGB official said.
A case was filed with Darshana Police Station in this connection.
 

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BGB seized $80,000 in Chuadanga

UNB, Chuadanga
Thu Aug 4, 2022 12:00 AM Last update on: Thu Aug 4, 2022 12:19 PM

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Photo: UNB
Border Guard Bangladesh yesterday seized $80,000 in a drive near Phulbari border in Chuadanga's Damurhuda upazila.
"Primarily, we're suspecting that the foreign currency was being smuggled from Bangladesh to India," said Lt Col Shah Md Ishtiak, director of 6th BGB battalion in Chuadanga.
The suspect who was carrying the foreign currency could not be detained, BGB said at a press briefing.
On information, BGB conducted a drive along Phulbari border and found a person trying to cross the border with a bag through pillar-85.
He left the bag and fled when BGB members chased him.
The BGB men found eight bundles of US dollars amounting to $80,000 inside the bag, the BGB official said.
A case was filed with Darshana Police Station in this connection.

They should have had one BGB member pose with a dollar bill garland like Akshay in the toilet movie...

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BGB seized $80,000 in Chuadanga

UNB, Chuadanga
Thu Aug 4, 2022 12:00 AM Last update on: Thu Aug 4, 2022 12:19 PM

View attachment 868784
Photo: UNB
Border Guard Bangladesh yesterday seized $80,000 in a drive near Phulbari border in Chuadanga's Damurhuda upazila.
"Primarily, we're suspecting that the foreign currency was being smuggled from Bangladesh to India," said Lt Col Shah Md Ishtiak, director of 6th BGB battalion in Chuadanga.
The suspect who was carrying the foreign currency could not be detained, BGB said at a press briefing.
On information, BGB conducted a drive along Phulbari border and found a person trying to cross the border with a bag through pillar-85.
He left the bag and fled when BGB members chased him.
The BGB men found eight bundles of US dollars amounting to $80,000 inside the bag, the BGB official said.
A case was filed with Darshana Police Station in this connection.

Actually there was $100,000 in the bag. $20,000 was divided among various senior people and they let the guy go because they knew him from prior contact as smuggler, their source of funds and ruti-ruji.
 

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