Major General Md Saiful Alam, the Director General of the Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI), has been appointed as the Quarter Master General (QMG) of Bangladesh Army, while Major General Ahmed Tabrej Shams Chowdhury takes over DGFI as its new DG.
Major General Md Saiful Alam has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General with the new assignment, according to an official circular issued on Sunday. He was assigned to DGFI as its Director General in February 2020.
Gen SM Shafiuddin Ahmed, who was appointed the chief of the Bangladesh Army in June, was the previous Quarter Master General (QMG).
Maj Gen Saiful Alam will now take up the post Gen SM Shafiuddin Ahmed left vacant.
Maj Gen Md Saiful Alam was commissioned to the army as a cadet of the 14th Long Course of Bangladesh Military Academy. He then served as the GOC of the Barishal Sheikh Hasina Cantonment and the area commander of Barishal.
After that, he served as the commander of the 11th Infantry Division of the Bogura Cantonment prior to his assignment with the DGFI.
Maj Gen Md Saiful Alam has won the ‘Sword of Honour’ and the ‘Academic Gold Medal’.
Major General Ahmed Tabrej Shams Chowdhury, the GOC of the 10th Infantry Division and area commander in Cox’s Bazar, has been assigned to DGFI as its Director General, according to the circular.
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