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Profile of Mr. Md. Nojibur Rahman
Principal Secretary to HPM
Mr. Md. Nojibur Rahman has joined as Principal Secretary to the Hon’ble Prime Minister on
1 January 2018. Prior to this appointment he served as Senior Secretary, Internal Resources
Division (IRD), Ministry of Finance and Chairman, National Board of Revenue (NBR) for three
years since January 2015. Under his guidance and supervision “Good Governance and Modern
Management Framework” was introduced at NBR. During his tenure NBR attained a tax-payers
friendly as well as business and investment friendly image and also exceeded revenue collection
targets for three consecutive fiscal years i.e. 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17. Earlier he served as
Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) and also as Secretary, Statistics and
Informatics Division (SID) under the Ministry of Planning.
Born on December 31, 1960 Mr. Rahman obtained Bachelor of Social Science (BSS) and
Masters of Social Sciences (MSS) in Sociology in 1982 and 1984 respectively from the University
of Dhaka. He studied at the Australian National University (ANU) under the prestigious
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) and obtained Graduate Diploma and
Masters in Development Administration in 1998 and 1999 respectively. He also undertook a
Parliamentary Internship during March-May 1999 in the Australian Parliament.
Mr. Rahman served as Economic Minister at the Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the
United Nations Headquarters in New York from 2009 to 2012. He was Vice President of the
Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS. Besides, he worked as the Lead delegate of
Bangladesh at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), UNICEF and UN
Women Executive Boards. He actively took part in the negotiation process for the system wide
coherence Resolutions (2009-2010), the 4th UN Conference on LDCs (2011) and the UN
Conference on Sustainable Development-UNCSD/Rio+20 (2012) to promote and protect the
interests of LDCs. He was a member of different Advisory Committees of UNDP and UNFPA.

Profile of Mr. Md. Nojibur RahmanPrincipal Secretary to HPMMr. Md. Nojibur Rahman has joined as Principal Secretary to the Hon’ble Prime Minister on1 January 2018. Prior to this appointment...