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Country’s first Chief of Naval Staff no more

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Published: 13:13, 26 January 2021  
Country’s first Chief of Naval Staff no more

Captain Nurul Haque (Retd), the country’s first Chief of Naval Staff of the Bangladesh Navy, has died.

He breathed his last at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the city on Monday night where he had been undergoing treatment, according to ISPR sources.

He was 86.

Nurul was born on January 12, 1936 in Dhaka and took part in the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971 and led the newly elected navy.

After the independence of the country, he was the Chief of Naval Staff from April 7, 1972 to November 6, 1973.
 

 

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