Sep 04, 2019
Md. Sirazul Islam has been appointed as the Executive Chairman of BIDA by the Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He took the helm of BIDA on Sept 4, 2019.
He began his career in the civil service in 1983 and has since served in various capacities. He held the position of Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare before going into retirement in October, 2017. Before that, he spent several years working as Secretary of the Election Commission.
“The Honourable Prime Minister has bestowed great trust upon me by appointing me as the Executive Chairman of BIDA. I will work to maintain that trust,” said the BIDA chief. “BIDA has a significant role behind our country’s economic success, and in order to meet the development milestones ahead of us, it must play a proactive role.”
He studied LL.B (Hons.) and LL.M at the University of Dhaka and has an MBA degree from the University of New Orleans, USA. He also has a Graduate Diploma on Administration from the University of Canberra, Australia.