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Mahbubur Rahman appointed as new BPDB chairman

UNB . Dhaka
31 Jan 2022 18:16:28 | Update: 31 Jan 2022 19:54:50
Mahbubur Rahman appointed as new BPDB chairman
Md Mahbubur Rahman — UNB Photo

Engineer Md Mahbubur Rahman has been appointed as new chairman of the Bangladesh Power Development Board. He joined the new post on Monday.

He served as Member (Company Affairs) of the organisation before being elevated to this position.

He is the 38th chairman of the BPDB, the state-owned principal organisation in the power sector.

According to the BPDB release, Engr Md Mahbubur Rahman was born in Shariatpur district on 1 September, 1963. He obtained BSC Engineering (Civil) degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 1986. He did his MSC Engineering (Hydro-Power) degree from the Norwegian University of Engineering & Technology, Norway in 1995 with a full scholarship from the Norwegian government.

Mahbub later obtained an MBA degree from Bangladesh. Besides, he also completed various professional courses from Oxford University of the United Kingdom, Kochi University of Japan and Melbourne Institute of Technology of Australia.

He joined Siddhirganj Power Station of Bangladesh Power Development Board on September 1, 1986, as an Assistant Engineer.

Later he worked as Sub-Divisional Engineer and Executive Engineer at Siddhirganj 210 MW Thermal Power Station Construction Project, as Director IPP Cell-1, Director IPP Cell-3 and as Chief Engineer Private Generation. Later he also served as Member (Distribution) of BPDB.