Moeen Watch --- tenure extended .....One step at a time
- Gen Moeen's tenure extended
by one year
United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka
The tenure of General Moeen U Ahmed as chief of army staff has been extended by one year from June 15, 2008 to June 15, 2009 'in the public interest'.
The president, Iajuddin Ahmed, extended his service tenure, until further order, in the public interest, said ISPR quoting a notification issued by the ministry of defence on Sunday.
General Moeen was appointed chief of army staff to a three-year term on June 6, 2005. He was also promoted to the rank of lieutenant general with effect from June 15, 2005. Later, he was elevated to four-star general on May 24, 2007.
Born on January 21, 1953 in Chittagong, Moeen was commissioned to the Infantry after completion of the first short course from Bangladesh Military Academy on January 11, 1975.
[April 7, 2008]
Previously in 2007 he was elevated to the rank of 4-star General in the Public interest