Mr. M.A. Mannan MP

Hon'ble Minister, Ministry of Planning, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh


Session Chair

Financial Services

November 29, 2021   |  1:30pm - 2:45pm  |  GMT+6

M. A. Mannan MP is currently serving as the Minister of Ministry of Planning, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. Earlier, he had served as the joint secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, as Director-General in the Prime Minister's office, and as Director-General of NGO Affairs Bureau. Under Mr. M A Mannan's guidance, the national poverty rate was brought down from 24% to 20% in 5 years.

In his illustrious career, He served as Economic Minister in the Bangladesh Permanent Mission in Geneva and as chairman of the Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC). In the 9th parliament, he served as Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts. Besides, he served as a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee of the Ministry of Public Administration, Ministry of Finance, and Ministry of Defense.