The Bangladesh Armed Forces are in the midst of their biggest expansion and modernisation phase to date and friendly countries have queued up to help realise the Bangladesh Armed Forces Goal 2030 – the comprehensive defence blueprint.
At present Bangladesh-Russia relations have become the strongest since the Soviets recognised Bangladesh’s independence in 1972. The country remembers the assistance and sacrifice of the Soviet Union in helping the newly independent Bengali nation. Back then Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, popularly known as “Bangabandhu” (friend of Bengal) led Bangladesh and today coincidently his daughter, Sheikh Hasina is ruling Bangladesh. Sheikh Hasina