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Iqbal Karim Bhuiyan


ndc, psc
Born (1957-06-02) 2 June 1957 (age 59)
Comilla, Bangladesh
Allegiance  Bangladesh
Service/branch  Bangladesh Army
Years of service 1976-2015 (39 years)
Rank US-O10 insignia.svg General
Unit East Bengal Regiment
Commands held General Officer Commanding: -
9 Infantry division, Savar
24 Infantry division, Chittagong
Chief of General Staff
Chief of Army Staff
Battles/wars Counter Insurgency Operation in Chittagong Hill Tracts
Operation Desert Storm
Awards Kuwait Liberation Medal
Spouse(s) Tahmina Yasmin

Iqbal Karim Bhuiyan (Bengali: ইকবাল করিম ভূঁইয়া; born 2 June 1957, Comilla )

was a Bangladesh Army General who was the 16th Chief of Army Staff of the Bangladesh Army. He took office at 25 June 2012 and retired on 25 June 2015. He joined Bangladesh Military Academy on 19 March 1976 and was commissioned on 30 November 1976 in the Corps of Infantry (East Bengal Regiment). General Iqbal had a diversified and fine mix of all three types of appointment available in Army. During 39 years in Bangladesh Army, He commanded three Infantry Battalions, an Infantry Brigade and three Infantry Divisions. He also served as Chief of General Staff, Colonel Staff of Bangladesh Army, and Platoon Commander of Military Academy.He also participated in Operation Desert Storm and received Liberation of Kuwait Medal.