Chief of Naval Staff (Bangladesh)

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) (Bengali: নৌবাহিনী প্রধান; Nou Bahini Pradhan) is the commander and usually the highest-ranking officer of the Bangladesh Navy. The position is abbreviated as CNS in Bangladesh Navy, and currently held by a four-star officer in the rank of admiral. The current CNS is Vice Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury , who took office on 26 January 2019 following retirement of Admiral Mohammad Nizamuddin Ahmed

Chief of Naval Staff
নৌবাহিনী প্রধান
Ensign Flag of the Bangladesh Navy
Incumbent
Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury

since 26 January 2019
 Bangladesh Navy
Reports toThe Prime Minister
SeatNavy HQ, Banani, Dhaka
AppointerThe Prime Minister
with the advice and consent of the President
Term lengthMaximum 4 years
Constituting instrumentNavy Ordinance, 1961 (Ordinance No. XXXV of 1961)
First holderActing Captain Nurul Huq,(E),BN
Websitenavy.mil.bd

Appointees

The following table chronicles the appointees to the office of the Chief of the Naval Staff since the independence of Bangladesh.

List of all Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh Navy:[1]

No. Picture Chief of Naval StaffTook officeLeft officeTime in office
-
Samant, MNRCaptain
Mohan Narayan Rao Samant[3]
(1930–2019)
Acting
-April 1972-
-
Huq, NurulCaptain
Nurul Huq
(born 1922)
Acting
7 April 19726 November 19731 year, 213 days
1
Khan, MusharrafRear Admiral
Musharraf Hussain Khan
7 November 19733 November 19795 years, 361 days
2
Khan, MahbubRear Admiral
Mahbub Ali Khan psn
(1934–1984)
4 November 19796 August 1984 4 years, 276 days
3
Ahmed, SultanRear Admiral
Sultan Ahmed
(1938–2012)
6 August 198414 August 19906 years, 8 days
4
Mustafa, AmirRear Admiral
Amir Ahmed Mustafa
15 August 19902 May 1991260 days
5
Islam, MuhammadRear Admiral
Muhammad Mohaiminul Islam (S/M), ncc, psc
(born 1941)
4 June 19913 June 19953 years, 303 days
6
Islam, Muhammad NRear Admiral
Mohammad Nurul Islam ncc, psc
4 June 19953 June 19993 years, 303 days
7
Taher, AbuRear Admiral
Abu Taher ncc, psc
4 June 19993 June 20022 years, 303 days
8
Mujtaba, ShahRear Admiral
Shah Iqbal Mujtaba ndc, psc
(born 1948)
4 June 20029 January 20052 years, 281 days
9
Khan, MohammadRear Admiral
M. Hasan Ali Khan ndc, psc
(1950–2013)
9 January 20059 February 20072 years, 31 days
10
Nizam, SarwarVice Admiral
Sarwar Jahan Nizam ndu, psc
(born 1952)
10 January 200728 January 20092 years, 18 days
11
Ahmed, ZahirVice Admiral
Zahir Uddin Ahmed (ND), NBP, BCGM, ndc, psc
(born 1957)
29 January 200928 January 20133 years, 365 days
12
Habib, M.Admiral
M. Farid Habib (,ND) NBP, OSP, BCGM, ndc, psc
(born 1959)
28 January 201327 January 20162 years, 364 days
13
Ahmed, MohammadAdmiral
Mohammad Nizamuddin Ahmed (TAS), OSP, ndc, psc
(born 1960)
27 January 201626 January 20192 years, 364 days
14
Chowdhury, AurangzebAdmiral
Aurangzeb Chowdhury NBP, OSP, BCGM, BCGMS, ndc, psc
(born 1959)
26 January 2019Incumbent311 days

See also

References

  1. "Bangladesh Navy". www.navy.mil.bd. Archived from the original on 2016-07-18. Retrieved 2016-08-10.
  2. "1971 war hero dies". The Tribune. 2019-03-21. Retrieved 2019-11-24.
  3. "1971 war hero dies". The Tribune. 2019-03-21. Retrieved 2019-11-24.
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