Principal staff officers along with other senior officers of air headquarters were present during the occasion, ISPR said.

Earlier in the morning, the outgoing air chief paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his portrait in front of the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum.

He also laid wreaths at Shikha Anirban to pay homage to the members of Armed Forces who were martyred during the war of liberation in 1971.