Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) celebrated their 11th founding anniversary on 28th March 2015. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the ceremony by cutting the cake at it’s headquartered in Kurmitola. During the event, she praised RAB highly for battling militancy and terrorism. She said- the elite force has been fulfilling a significant role in maintaining law and order situation of the country. She also directed the members of RAB, drawn from various forces, to perform their duties maintaining the chain of command as well as the law, rules, and policy of the elite force.
Director-General of RAB Benazir Ahmed delivered the welcome address while Prime Minister’s Adviser on Security Affairs Major General (retd) Tarique Ahmed Siddique, State Minister for Home Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, IGP AKM Shahidul Haque and Senior Secretary of the Home Ministry Mozammel Haque Khan were present.
Later RAB celebrated the ceremony by arranging a cultural night at Bangabandhu International Conference Center. Asaduzzaman Noor- Honorable Minister of Cultural Affairs, Md. Shahriar Alam M.P- Honorable State Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Director General of RAB, Benazir Ahmed, Director General of Border Guards Bangladesh- Major General Aziz Ahmed, Dr. Mizanur Rahman, Chairman, National Human Rights Commission, and many eminent political, business and cultural personalities were present at the ceremony.