Mr. Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury MP

Minister of State, Ministry of Shipping, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

Session Chair

Transport and Logistics

November 29, 2021   |  10:00am - 11:15am  |  GMT+6

Mr Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, honourable Minister of State, Ministry of Shipping, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, was born in 1970 in a respectable family at his native village Dhontola of Dinajpur, a north-western district of Bangladesh.

Mr Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury passed his SSC in 1984 and HSC in 1986 from Setabganj Pilot High School and Dinajpur Government College respectively. He obtained his Masters degree from the University of Dhaka in 1992 after completion of his graduation from Rajshahi University. He also completed Capston course successfully from National Defence College.

He was appointed as the Minister of State for the Ministry of Shipping in January 2019. He took various initiatives to implement the directives of the Honorable Prime Minister H.E Deshrotno Sheikh Hasina with a view to fulfilling the dream of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Honourable State Minister has been widely acclaimed from all walks of life for his relentless work and the Ministry of Shipping is marching forward illuminating the image of the government of Sheikh Hasina through its services and development works.

Being a Member of Parliament, he visited a number of countries on various occasions as the member of the delegation. He travelled to the USA to take part in the Leadership Programme in 2010. He went to China twice at the invitation of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Apart from these, he visited India, UK, Japan, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Qatar and some other countries as the delegate of the government, party and the parliament.

Mr Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury is fond of sports and reading. He writes occasionally on social and political issues. He loves to serve the people and society as well.