Major General Sheikh Pasha Habib Uddin, OSP, SGP, BAMS, afwc, psc, Director General of BIISS was invited as a panel member in one of the Business Sessions of “International Conference on Defence Finance and Economics” hosted by Indian Ministry of Defence (Finance Controller’s Department) from 12 to 14 April, 2023. It was inaugurated by Mr Rajnath Singh, Indian Defence Minister and attended by General Anil Chauhan, Chief of Defence Staff, Indian Army; General Manoj Pande, Chief of Army Staff, Indian Army; Mr Vijoy Kumar Singh, Secretary, Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare (DESW) and Mr Samir V Kamat, Secretary, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The event incorporated delegations from 18 countries. Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari, Chief of Air Staff, Indian Airforce was the Chief Guest at the Valedictory Session.
The Director General of BIISS presented a paper on “Defence Diplomacy in the Bay of Bengal Region: Bangladesh Perspective” in the 8th Business Session, titled “Defence Diplomacy.” The Keynote Speaker of the Business Session was Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief of Naval Staff, Indian Navy.