Cabinet Secretary Shafiul Alam recommended to post Bangladeshi Officers at higher posts at Peacekeeping Headquarters of United Nations. In a meeting with UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) Head Under-Secretary-General Jean-Pierre Lacroix on 13 July. Jean-Pierre has assured Shafiul Alam of taking this under consideration. At the same time, he greatly admired the contribution of the Bangladeshi Peacekeepers.
This was a preparation meeting for the very important Defense Ministerial Conference. That will be held in Bangladesh on 1 October. Several issues related to Bangladeshi involvements in Peacekeeping Operations, were discussed. Bangladeshi Defense Adviser Brig. Gen. Khan Firoz Ahmed presented the verities of issues and coordinated the event. Peacekeeping Operations Military Adviser Left. Gen. Carlos was present as well. Many other important personnel and prominent persons were present at the meeting.