The Chief of the Army Staff (CAS) of the Bangladesh Army is the professional head of the Bangladesh Army. By virtue of the eminence of the Bangladesh Army amongst the military forces of Bangladesh, he is also regarded as the senior-most defence official in the country. The current CAS is General Moeen U Ahmed, psc.
The Chief of Army Staff functions from the Army Headquarters, which is located in the Dhaka Cantonment. The Chief of Army Staff is normally a Lieutenant General, but since Jun 2007, the position has been elevated to the rank of General. The official residence of the Chief of Army Staff is known as Senabhaban' or Army House and has served as the official residence of the CAS since independence, prior to that serving as the Flag Staff House (residence of the senior most officer in the garrison in that case the General Officer Commanding of 14 Infantry Division of Bangladesh Army) of Dhaka Cantonment.