Breaking News
November 26, 2014 - At last Latif sent to jail
November 26, 2014 - FBCCI President Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed speaking on “Commemorating the Success of Women Business Forum of Bangladesh” at a Chittagong hotel on Monday.
November 26, 2014 - Shaheen Mahmud, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jamuna Bank Limited, inaugurating “Regional Business Conference” of Chittagong Zone at a Chittagong city hotel recently. Shafiqul Alam, Managing Director of the bank presided.
November 26, 2014 - Bangladesh Bank Deputy Governor SK Sur Chowdhury, handing over “Bangladesh Bank Remittance Award-2013″ to Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman and his son Mohammed Emadur Rahman for sending remittance through Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited at a city hotel on Sunday.
November 26, 2014 - I was original: Aniston on Kardashian’s nude picture
November 26, 2014 - ‘Casablanca’ piano sold for $3.4 million at US auction
November 26, 2014 - President for continued dev of professionalism of armed forces
November 26, 2014 - PM in Kathmandu
November 26, 2014 - Poverty rate is estimated currently at 24.5 per cent, Muhith told Jatiya Sangsad
November 26, 2014 - Strategic step should be taken to face disability issue: Saima Wazed
November 26, 2014 - Bangladesh Bank Governor’s activities in Manila
November 26, 2014 - Governor’s activities in Manila
November 26, 2014 - Inu asks Bangladesh Betar to play role in spirit of Liberation War
November 26, 2014 - Hasanul Huq Inu, Minister, Ministry of Information
November 25, 2014 - Marko Lius appointed Country Head of Nokia Networks
November 25, 2014 - Shaheen Mahmud, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jamuna Bank Limited, presiding over 253rd board meeting at its office recently.
November 25, 2014 - Dhaka Regency’s NRB investors’ organized a Press Meet at Atrium Auditorium of East London recently to extend support for well being of the organisation.
November 25, 2014 - Aruna Biswas-Shahnoor together
November 24, 2014 - Tunisia set for runoff in landmark election
November 24, 2014 - Doctor working in Sierra Leone is Italy’s first Ebola case
November 24, 2014 - Deposition on Khaleda Zia’s graft cases Dec 1
November 24, 2014 - PM initiates video conferencing with grassroots officials
November 24, 2014 - PM flies to Nepal tomorrow to attend SAARC Summit
November 24, 2014 - Walton brings 34 appliances to ease life
November 24, 2014 - BBF-Millward confer Best Brand Award
November 24, 2014 - Remitters and investors in bonds pose with Shitangshu Kumar Sur Chowdhury, Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank at a “Bangladesh Bank Remittance Award-2013″ ceremony in a city hotel on Sunday.
November 24, 2014 - Nigaar gets evicted from Bigg Boss, Sonali gets lucky again
November 24, 2014 - US-led strikes killed 52 civilians in Syria
November 24, 2014 - Russia is not isolated : Putin
November 24, 2014 - Biden urges Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce
National Professor Kabir Chowdhury,Chairman, National Finance limited

National Professor Kabir Chowdhury,Chairman, National Finance limited

Commerce Minister
Born in 1923 and educated at the Universities of Dhaka, Minnesota and Southern California, Kabir Chowdhury is a well-known academic, essayist, translator, cultural worker and civil society activist. He has worked for over half a century in the fields of education, peace and inter-cultural understanding in several National and International organizations like Afro-Asian writers union, Afro-Asian Peoples Solidarity  organization, International Theatre Institute, UNESCO National Commission and Bangladesh Chapter of the World’s Peace Council.

He has written extensively on world’s famous writers and painters He has also written extensively on peace and conflict resolution through discussion and has tried to promote these values by his work both as a teacher and as an administrator. He has taught at the University of Dhaka as a Professor of English for near thirty years and is still teaching there as a part-time teacher. He has worked as the Secretary, Ministry of Education, Cultural Affairs and Sports, Government of Bangladesh before his voluntary retirement from government service. He was inducted as National Professor of Bangladesh in 1998.

Over the years he has attended many International conferences on peace, education and culture in U.S.A former Soviet Union, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Spain, North Korea, Iran, Uganda, Angola and several other places. He had the privilege of meeting Nelson Mandela, Yassir Arafat, Augustino Neto and Kim Il Sung. In a conference of the World Federation of UN Associations held in Bercelona which he attended as the representative of Bangladesh UN Association (he was its Chairman for several years), he worked alongside Nobel Peace Winner Lord Philip Noel Baker and the distinguished Pacifist Sean Mac Bride. Among famous writers he has worked closely with Pakistan’s Faiz Ahmed Faiz, India’s Visam Sahni, Palestine’s Mahmood Dervish and USA’s Edward Albee.

He has received many national and international awards which include the highest honour of Bangladesh, namely, the Independence Day Award. He has also received the prestigious “Tagore Peace Award” from Asiatic Society, Kolkata, India, and “Willium Carey Gold Medal” from William Carey Research and Study Centre of West Bengal, India. Recently he was nominated by the government of Bangladesh for the “UNESCO Prize for Peace Education, 2008”. Mr. Chowdhury is associated with many Socio-Cultural organizations. He is Fellow and Chairman of Bangla Academy, Principal, Theatre, School, Dhaka, Chairman, Bangla-German Sampreeti and of several other organizations.

National Prof. Kabir Chowdhury is also carrying out his responsibility as the Chairman of National Finance Limited (Formerly Self Employment Finance Limited), a Non Banking Financial Institution (NBFI). The nature of business of this company is Leasing and hire purchase of Movable and immovable property, plants, machinery, equipment, apparatus, instrument, air-conditioner, computer materials etc. It also grants loans and advances for industry, commerce, agriculture, housing and transportation. All kinds of financial investment including long term loan, working capital financing, credit programmes at grassroots level are being provided by NFL. The Board of NFL is a unique blending of highly educated, long experienced young entrepreneurs contributing to the planning and policy making of the company. They are reputed and well-established in their respective fields including Trade, Commerce & Industry.

About author

1 Comment

Leave a reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

AWARD

BBF-Millward confer Best Brand Award

BBF-Millward confer Best Brand Award

Dhaka: Bangladesh Brand Forum, in partnership with world�s leading brand research company Millward Brown Bangladesh arranged the 6th Best Brand…

Reflection Team

বাংলা

আবারও দুই বোনের যুদ্ধ!

আবার দুই বোন একে অপরের প্রতিযোগিতার সামনে। ২০১৩ সালের পর আবার এই বছরে একই অবস্থা দুই অভিনেত্রী বোনের। প্রিয়াঙ্কা ও…

Recent Video

Photo Gallery