Army chief inaugurated Sheikh Jamal Tigers Museum

Chief of Army Staff General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed inaugurated the newly constructed ‘Sheikh Jamal Tigers Museum’ at The East Bengal Regimental Center in Chittagong Cantonment. He inaugurated the museum on Wednesday (June 5).

This information was informed in a press release sent by the Directorate of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

According to ISPR, Shaheed Lt Sheikh Jamal joined 2 East Bengal Regiment (Junior Tigers) in 1975 after receiving his commission from ‘Royal Military Academy Sandhurst’.

On August 15, 1975, he was martyred along with the father of the nation and other members of his family. This museum has been built to preserve the memory of this son of the East Bengal Regiment.

Army chief inaugurated Sheikh Jamal Tigers Museum

It is to be noted that the glorious 76-year tradition of the East Bengal Regiment including the War of Independence, the priceless artifacts that have witnessed the evolution of time, have been constructed with the aim of properly preserving them and presenting them to the future generations.

Chief of General Staff of the Army, General Officer Commanding Army Training and Doctrine Command, Quartermaster General of the Army, Adjutant General of the Army, General Officer Commanding 24 Infantry Division and Chittagong Area Commander, Chief Consultant General, Ad Hoc CSC, Commandant the East Bengal Regimental Center and Apart from Papa Tiger, other officers, JCOs, other ranks of army personnel were present along with senior army officers of the headquarters and Chittagong area.