From DWDD AFP Civil Relations Service Radio Website (Aug 14): VISIT | PA Welcomes NDC Bangladesh delegates
Philippine Army Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Robert M. Arevalo (7th from the left) speaks with Rear Admiral Muhammad Anwarul Islam, Senior Directing Staff (Navy), NDC Bangladesh (6th from the left) welcoming their delegation here on, August 9, 2017.
FORT ANDRES BONIFACIO, Taguig City (DWDD) – The Philippine Army welcomes the delegates from the National Defence College, Bangladesh, here on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
Army Chief of Staff MGen. Robert M. Arevalo, took the Commanding General’s stead in welcoming the 22 delegates comprising Bangladeshi, Indian, Nigerian, Omani, Sri Lankan, and American senior military officers, headed by Rear Admiral Muhammad Anwarul Islam, Senior Directing Staff (Navy), NDC Bangladesh.
Not being the first encounter with the NDC, the Philippine Army aims to foster good relationship with the Bangladesh Armed Forces with their Overseas Study Tour, which was the reason for their visit.
The courtesy call was followed by a briefing on the Army Transformation Roadmap (ATR), and a tour at the PA Museum. OACPA / MCAG