Faruk Khan

Faruk Khan (born 18 September 1951) is a Bangladeshi politician and former Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism of Bangladesh Government.[1] Khan is a Parliament member of Bangladesh Government and former Commerce & Industry Secretary of the Awami League.[2]

Faruk Khan
Colonel Faruk Khan.JPG
Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism
In office
2008?–?
Personal details
Born (1951-09-18) 18 September 1951 (age 69)
Dhaka, East Bengal, Dominion of Pakistan
NationalityBangladeshi
Political partyAwami League
Spouse(s)Nilufar Faruk Khan
ChildrenQantara K Khan
Qareena K Khan

Early lifeEdit

Khan was born on 18 September 1951 in Dhaka to his parents Serajul Karim Khan and mother Khaleda Karim Khan. He holds a Masters in Defense Studies from Defense Services and Staff College in Mirpur.[3] He was commissioned from 44 PMA long course in the corps of infantry on 26 March 1971 . He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel on 15 May 1995 from Bangladesh Army.[4][5]

Political careerEdit

Khan was parliament member and the Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism of Bangladesh government. He was elected from the seat of Gopalganj-1[6] with 99% votes the third time in a row at 29 December 2008's National Election. Khan pledged that the reduction of prices of basic foods and commodities are a priority in his term.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Khan is married to Nilufer Faruk Khan, a social worker. Together they have two daughters Qantara K Khan and Qareena K Khan.[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ministry of Commerce- - বাণিজ্য মন্ত্রণালয়-". Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  2. ^ Central Committee of Bangladesh Awami League Archived 2011-06-29 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Faruk Khan dot com". Archived from the original on 28 November 2014. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  4. ^ Ahmed, Hafez. "BD a secular country with steady economic dev: Faruk". The Financial Express. Dhaka. Retrieved 2016-12-19.
  5. ^ "Lt. Col. Muhammad Faruk Khan (Retd.), MP, Hon'ble Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism visits the Embassy and is received by the Ambassador – Embassy of Bangladesh Tokyo". bdembjp.mofa.gov.bd. Retrieved 2016-12-19.
  6. ^ "Bangladesh Election Commission: Asset Database". Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  7. ^ Personal Information of Candidates of National Election
  8. ^ "Cabinet Ministers". Probe. Archived from the original on 15 July 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2016.

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Political offices
Preceded by
G M Quader
Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism
2012-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent