Prime Minister inaugurates Bangabandhu Military Museum
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 7: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the Bangabandhu Military Museum, an international standard architectural monument built to collect, preserve and display the true history of the Liberation War.
She inaugurated the museum on Thursday (December 6) by virtually attending the main event held at the end of the Bangabandhu Military Museum at Vijay Sarani via video conference from Ganobhaban.
To educate the people about the glorious history of the Bangladesh Army, the Bangladesh Military Museum was established in 1987 in Mirpur Cantonment, which was later relocated in 1992 to the west side of Bangabandhu Planetarium along Vijay Sarani Road in Dhaka.
The museum promises to provide authentic information to the people of the country, especially the new generation, about the glorious past, challenges, achievements and key progress of the Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force. The information displayed may also be used for research purposes.
Chief of Army Staff General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sheikh Abdul Hannan, Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Defense Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal and others spoke on the occasion.
The museum preserves the heroism of the armed forces in the war of liberation and various weapons and military vehicles acquired from the Pakistani forces.
The Bangabandhu Military Museum is built on 10 acres of land on the west side of Bangabandhu Novo Theater. Where various equipments of pre-independence military forces have been presented. The museum has six separate sections, including a gallery dedicated to the three forces, and each force has a Bangabandhu Corner.