Army Chief Lt Gen Moeen U Ahmed has been made a four-star general in a major elevation in the military services.
Air Chief Vice-Marshal S M Ziaur Rahman has been promoted to air marshal while Navy Chief Rear Admiral Sarwar Zahan Nizam to vice-admiral.
Besides, three major generals have been promoted to lieutenant general rank, while three brigadier generals to major general rank.
Composite Brigade Commander Brigadier General AKM Mujaheed Uddin has been promoted to major general and appointed GOC of the 19th Infantry Division.
President Iajuddin Ahmed, also the supreme commander of the armed forces, is scheduled to decorate the top-brass military officers with their new ranks at a ceremony on Saturday.
Motiur Rahman Chowdhury reports from Dhaka.