A. K. M. Mosharraf Hossain

A. K. M. Mosharraf Hossain is a Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician and the former State Minister of Energy.

A. K. M. Mosharraf Hossain
State Minister of Energy
In office
October 2001 – June 2005
Personal details
NationalityBangladeshi
Political partyBangladesh Nationalist Party
Spouse(s)Zeenat Mosharraf

CareerEdit

Hossain served a bureaucrat in the administration of General Hussain Muhammad Ershad.[1] He was elected to Parliament from Mymensingh-5 in 1996 and 2001 as a candidate of Bangladesh Nationalist Party.[2] He served as the State Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources in the Second Khaleda Cabinet of Bangladesh Nationalist Party.[3][4] He served as the State Minister from October 2001 to June 2005. He has removed from office on allegation of corruption regarding Niko resources.[1] He was nominated from Bangladesh Nationalist Party for the Mymensingh-4 in 2008 Bangladesh General Election.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Hossain is married to Zeenat Mosharraf, a former Member of Parliament of Jatiya Party.[5]

Humanitarian WorkEdit

Hossain is the founder of A.K.M Mosharraf Hossain High School, Mosharraf Nagar High School in Muktagacha, Mymensingh.

CorruptionEdit

Hossain received a Land Cruiser Jeep, worth 9.5 million taka, from Canadian Petroleum company Niko Resources as a bribe for a contract in the Tengratila and Feni gas fields. On 12 February 2012, Hossain was sued by the Bangladesh Anti Corruption Commission for corruption.[6] Niko sued Bangladesh in 2010 at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes of the World Bank.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Khan, Sharier. "Dubious leaderships, graft led to gas crisis". archive.thedailystar.net. The Daily Star. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Rawshan lone woman runner in Mymensingh". The Daily Star. 18 December 2008. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  3. ^ "AKM Mosharraf asked to surrender before trial court". The Daily Star. 4 November 2008. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  4. ^ "AKM Mosharraf, ex-MP Milon freed on bail". The Daily Star. 24 September 2008. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  5. ^ June 18; April 30, 2013 ISSUE DATE; August 23, 1992UPDATED; Ist, 2013 12:19. "Ex-President of Bangladesh Hussain Mohammed Ershad lives a leisurely life in jail". India Today. Retrieved 2019-01-24.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  6. ^ "Mosharraf sued over Niko bribery". The Daily Star. 13 February 2012. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Niko deals illegal". The Daily Star. 25 August 2017. Retrieved 24 February 2018.