Maj Gen Shakil Ahmed

SPP, nswc, afwc, psc, Adjutant General, Bangladesh Army


Major General Shakil Ahmed, SPP, nswc, afwc, psc has taken over the coveted responsibility of Adjutant General of Bangladesh Army with effect from 07 January 2021. Prior to his current assignment, he served as the General Officers Commanding of 19 Infantry Division.

Major General Shakil Ahmed was born in Joypurhat District, Bangladesh on 19 December 1968. Major General Shakil Ahmed was commissioned in the Core of Infantry on 24 June 1988 with 18 Bangladesh Military Academy Long Course.

In his long 33 years of illustrious career, General Commanded 19 Infantry Division. He had been the Commander of 99 Composite Bridge and Commanding Officer of 1 East Bangal Regiment.

Apart from the regimental staff duties, Major General Shakil Ahmed served as Director in Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI). He also served as General Staff Officer Grade I of an Infantry Division and Brigade Major of an Infantry Brigade. As peacekeeper, he had been Contingent Member in UNOSOM-II and Force Logistics Staff in MONUC. Major General Shakil Ahmed Commanded BANBATT-3/23 in UNOCI as Contingent Commander. In instructional capacity he served as Chief Instructor in School of Infantry and Tactics, Platoon Commander in Bangladesh Military Academy and Directing Staff of Armed Forces War Course in National Defence College, Mirpur. Major General Shakil Ahmed also served as the Commandant of School of Infantry and Tactics.

Major General Shakil Ahmed obtained his Masters in National Security and War Studies, Masters of Strategic Studies and Masters in Defence Studies both from Home and abroad. He has undertaken numerous professional training courses, seminars, and symposiums at home and abroad.

A keen golfer, Major General Shakil Ahmed is the Senior Vice President of Bangladesh Golf Federation and the Vice President of Kurmitola Golf Club, Dhaka. In his professional and personal capacity, the General visited good number of countries.

A traditional family man, the General is married to Dr. Shahnaz Shakil and is a proud father of a daughter and a son.