Bangladesh Air Force is going to organise an airshow to celebrate Golden Jubilee of Independence scheduled to be held in February 2022.
To this effect, the webpage launching ceremony of 'Bangladesh Air Show-2022' was held at BAF Falcon Hall in the capital's Tejgaon area on Thursday, read a press release.
Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat launched the webpage of the Air Show as the chief guest.
Earlier, on the arrival of the chief guest at the venue, he was cordially welcomed by Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Plan) Air Vice Marshal Md Shafiqul Alam.
It may be mentioned that through this event Bangladesh Air Force has been able to broadcast the preliminary information related to the 'Air Show-2022' to the world.
The chief of staff said that Bangladesh Air Force, which was born during the War of Liberation, will introduce Bangladesh to the world through the air show which is going to be organised on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Independence.
Organising the Air Show plays a significant role in accelerating a country's economic development, expanding tourism industry, opening up new employment opportunities and earning foreign exchange, read the press statement.
Cox's Bazar, the unbroken longest sea beach city in the world, has been selected as the venue for the event. Bangladesh Air Force will supervise the overall conduct of the event.
Through this air show, Bangladesh will have access to the vast industry of aviation business and the proposed international airport at Cox's Bazar will be projected as the connecting hub of the East-West air route which will open the door of the immense potential of aviation industry.
It is expected that this air show will have a clear impact on the overall growth of Bangladesh including investment, employment, foreign exchange earnings and present a picture of overall development in Bangladesh.
Principal staff officers of Air Headquarters, CAAB chairman, representative of AFD, DGFI, other air officers and members of print and electronic media were present in the ceremony.