This article will answer every question you have about Fazle Kabir. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Kabir do for a living?
- Who are Kabir’s parents and siblings?
- What are Kabir’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Kabir married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Kabir have any children?
- Where is Kabir now?
- How tall is Kabir?
- How much money does Kabir earn?
- What is Kabir’s net worth?
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Who is Fazle Kabir?
Fazle Kabir is a Bangladeshi professional bureaucrat, economist, and central banker. He worked as the 11th Governor of Bangladesh Bank, the central bank of Bangladesh. Before the position, Kabir worked as the Finance Secretary to the government and chairman of the state-owned Sonali Bank. Kabir also worked as a director of another state-owned Janata Bank.
Fazle Kabir Career
Kabir began his career with Bangladesh Railway as an assistant traffic superintendent in 1980. He then joined the BCS Administration cadre aka Bangladesh Administrative Service in 1983. Within his 34 years of civil service, Fazle held various key positions in various ministries and also in the field administration. He worked as the Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate of Kishoreganj District, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Education, and Director-General of the National Academy for Planning and Development (NAPD). As well as the Director-General of the Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Academy, and Secretary of the Ministry of Railways.
In 2012, Kabir was appointed as a senior secretary to the ministry of finance. He was selected as the chairman of Sonali Bank, after it was hit by various financial scams, such as that involving Hall-Mark Group. Together with the then-governor Atiur Pahman resigned from his post amid the Bangladesh Bank money laundering case on March 15, 2016. Kabir then submitted his resignation letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and within two hours was appointed the new four-year governor of Bangladesh Bank. On March 20, 2016, he joined as the 11th Governor of Bangladesh Bank. On Wednesday, 15th July 2020, the government appointed him, governor of the Bangladesh Bank, again for two years until he was 67 under the amended Bangladesh Bank Act.
How old is Fazle Kabir?
Fazle Kabir is aged 66, as of 2021, having been born on July 4, 1955, in Dhaka, East Bengal, Dominion of Pakistan. He shares his birthday with famous people including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Stephen Foster, James Anthony Bailey, Calvin Coolidge, Rube Goldberg, Gertrude Lawrence, and Ann Landers, among others.
Fazle Kabir Family
Who are Fazle Kabir’s parents?
Fazle was born to his parents in Dhaka, East Bangel (now Bangladesh). His initial ancestral home is in a village in Hasail-Banarl of Tongibari of Munshiganj (Bikrampur) district. Not much is known about his parents as he has not shared the information with the media.
Does Fazle Kabir have siblings?
Kabir has not shared any information about his family, parents, or siblings with the media. It is not known whether he has any siblings or not.
Fazle Kabir Education
Kabir attended Faujdarhat Cadet College for his secondary and higher secondary education. He then joined the University of Chittagong, graduating with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Economics.
Fazle Kabir Spouse
Kabir is married to his beautiful and loving wife Mahmuda Sharmin Benu. Shamir Benu is a former Secretary of the Government.
Fazle Kabir Kids
Kabir has not shared any information about his family and children with the media and public and tends to live a personal life.
Fazle Kabir Height
Kabir has a well-built and physically fit body with an impressive height of 6 ft 0 in (1.8 m) and a weight of 70 kg (154 lbs)
Fazle Kabir Net Worth
Bangladesh bureaucrat, economist, and central banker, Kabir has been the governor of the Bangladesh Bank from 2016 to 2022. He has served for over 34 years and has gathered an accumulative net worth of approximately $5 million as of 2022.