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Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
মঙ্গলবার, ২৯ নভেম্বর, ২০২২
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Bank Details

A/C: Capital Market Stabilization Fund

Account No. 0010311521301

Bank: Community Bank Bangladesh Limited,
CORPORATE BRANCH [001]

Branch Address: Police Plaza Concord (Level-5,
Tower-2), Plot-2, Road – 144, Dhaka-1212

Routing Number: 310261726


Biography


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Mr. Md. Nojibur Rahman

Chairman, CMSF & Former Principal Secretary to the Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Email: chairman@cmsfbd.org

Mr. Md. Nojibur Rahman is the first Chairman of the Board of Governors (BOG) of newly established Capital Market Stabilization Fund (CMSF) and he took over the charge on September 2, 2021. He is the immediate past (2018-2019) Principal Secretary to the Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh. As the Principal Secretary, one of his roles has been to coordinate among the various Ministries/Divisions as they formulate/ execute government's policies and programmes and especially monitor the implementation of Development Projects, liaison with Private Sector, Civil Society Organizations, Development Partners, Heads of Diplomatic Missions, UN Country Team (UNCT) and International organizations. He headed the Executive/Steering Committees on Digital Bangladesh (overseeing the ICT programs and operations of digital centers at different levels), Public-Private Partnership Authority (PPPA), Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA), Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA), Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA), Asrayan (Shelter project), National Skills Development Authority (NSDA) and Private Sector Policy and Partnership Development Cell etc.

Mr. Nojibur Rahman obtained BSS (Honours) and MSS degrees in Sociology from Dhaka University and Masters of Development Administration (MDA) degree from Australian National University (ANU). Mr. Rahman belonged to 1982 Regular batch of Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Cadre and did various postings at the field levels. He had received extensive trainings in various public training institutions at home. At the International level, he attended various training programs and symposia on Aid Coordination (Development Cooperation), Anti-Corruption, Change Management, Disaster Risk Management, Governance,  ICT,  Media Relations, Negotiation Techniques, Public Sector Reforms, Public-Private Partnership, Revenue Mobilization etc organized by Asian Development Bank ( ADB), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Australian Parliament, Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) Sydney, Australia, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Korean Management Academy, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Academy ( MACA), OECD, Singapore Civil Service College, UNITAR, World Bank, IMF and various UN academies. He also did an Internship at Australian Parliament in 1999. He completed UK based Prince-2 certificate course on advanced project management in 2005 and Advanced Negotiation Course jointly organised by Harvard University-MIT-UNDP in 2006.

During 2015-2017, Mr. Rahman was Senior Secretary, IRD, Ministry of Finance and Chairman, National Board of Revenue (NBR). He introduced the ''Good Governance and Modern Management Framework'' to create a taxpayers' as well as business friendly atmosphere in NBR and exceeded the revenue targets for three consecutive years (2015-2017). Earlier he also served as Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (2014-2015), and Secretary, Statistics and Informatics Division (SID), Ministry of Planning (2012-2014).  He was also the Director General, Department of Environment, Joint Secretary in Local Government Division and Assistant Country Director/ Assistant Resident Representative in UNDP Bangladesh. He also served in Economic Relations Division (ERD), Ministry of Defence, Bangladesh Foreign Office and Bangladesh Missions in Myanmar and Vietnam (1991-1994).

Mr. Nojibur Rahman also served as the Private Secretary to late Speaker Humayun Rasheed Choudhury (HRC) in the 7th Parliament (1996-2001). Mr. Rahman is also the Founding President of the HRC Memorial Council (HRC) which is actively engaged in disseminating among the new generations the life, achievements and ideals of HRC as a former Speaker, Foreign Minister & 41st President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and Bangladesh Ambassadors in different countries including Germany where he courageously sheltered two surviving daughters of the Father of the Nation in August 1975.

Mr. Rahman worked as Economic Minister (2009-2012) at the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN when he also acted as the Vice-President of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board in New York. He also acted as the Lead Delegate of Bangladesh to Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), UNICEF & UN Women Executive Boards etc.  During this time, he chaired and successfully facilitated various negotiations in ECOSOC and different Executive Boards as well as   represented Bangladesh in various Advisory Boards. He played an active role in negotiation to successfully elect Bangladesh as the President of Peace Building Commission (PBC) and to other UN bodies.  Under his chairmanship, the ECOSOC multi-year work plan for the high profile Annual Ministerial Review (AMR), 2012-2014 was negotiated and finalised by the Member Countries.

Mr. Rahman successfully led various delegations of Bangladesh to Climate Change Negotiation processes under UNFCCC and UN Conference on Biodiversity during 2009-2014. He was the Alternate Member (2015-2016) of world-famous Green Climate Fund (GCF) located in Republic of Korea representing all LDC countries and had also served in its Appointment and Audit Committees. Mr. Md. Nojibur Rahman also performed as a Director (2015-2018) in the Board of Directors of Bangladesh Bank and also as Director in Boards of Bangladesh Services Limited (BSL) and Hotels International Limited (HIL) during 2016-2017. He is currently a member of the advisory board of COSMOS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the COSMOS Group.

Mr. Rahman travelled extensively to various countries across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America to lead Bangladesh and UN delegations as well as participating in many conferences and meetings hosted by Asian Development Bank (ADB), BIMSTEC, Colombo Plan Secretariat, Commonwealth Secretariat, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), G7, OECD, OIC, SAARC, World Customs Organization (WCO), World Economic Forum (WEF), World Bank/IMF, WTO and the UN.

Mr. Nojibur Rahman actively took part in some of the major international conferences like the preparatory processes of MDGs and SDGs  in 2000 and 2012-2016, World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR) in Kobe, Japan in 2005, 6th Global Forum on Reinventing Government in Seoul, RoK in 2006, 7th Global Forum on Reinventing Government in Vienna, Austria, in 2007, Commonwealth Public Service Conference in Barbados in 2008, System wide coherences negotiations at UNHQ in 2009-2010, 4th LDC Conference and its preparatory  processes in Istanbul/Turkey, Lisbon/ Portugal and UNHQ New York 2010-2011, UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD)- Rio plus 20 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2012, 3rd UN Financing for Development (Ffd) Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in July 2015, Asia-Europe Customs Chiefs Conference in Goa, India in October 2015, 10th WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2015, OECD Global VAT Forum  in Paris, France in 2017, COP25 in Madrid, Spain in 2019, World Economic Forum meetings in New Delhi, India and Davos, Switzerland in 2019 and 2020 respectively. He also attended several Annual Sessions of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and other International/Regional/Bilateral Summit level (Head of States/Governments level) meetings under the leadership of the Hon’ble Prime Minister during 2009-2019.

Mr. Rahman has a number of publications to his credit. His book on Protocol Management and International Etiquette (1997) was well acclaimed among others by the parliamentarians and the public servants. His other publications are: Independence of the Speaker: Westminster Convention and Australian Experience (2000), Ombudsman in Bangladesh-a step towards good governance (2001), Speaker and Parliament: Ethics and Good Governance (2017) Protocol Management and International Etiquette- Revised edition (2017) and Bangladesh: Development & Good Governance (2018).

Mr. Nojibur Rahman is married to Mrs. Nazma Rahman who is a writer and singer, and the couple is blessed with two sons Fuad Rahman and Farabi Rahman.




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