Moinuddin Abdullah new ACC chairman



Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah has been made the new chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

Moinuddin Abdullah was the senior secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture.

Besides, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission or BTRC’s former chairman Jahurul Huque has been made the ACC commissioner.

Moinuddin will replace outgoing ACC chairman Iqbal Mahmood and Jahurul will replace commissioner AFM Aminul Islam.

The tenure of the current ACC chairman, Iqbal Mahood, and the current commissioner, AFM Aminul Islam, will end next week.

A notification, signed by Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam, announcing the fresh appointments was issued on Wednesday.

The notification said the decision will be made effective soon.

It also mentioned that the ACC chairman Moinuddin Abdullah’s salary, allowance, rank and other facilities will be eqivalent to an Appellate Division judge of the Supreme Court, while the ACC commissioner Jahurul Huque’s salary, allowance, rank and other facilities will be eqivalent to a High Court Division judge.

Moinuddin has served in the Bangladesh Civil Service for 35 years. He joined the Public Administration Department in 1983 and retired in August 2018 as a senior secretary.

He also served as the secretary to the Housing and Public Works Ministry and the Industries Ministry, the director general of the Prime Minister’s Office, and the divisional commissioner of Dhaka.

Apart from these, he worked in various capabilities at different ministries.

Born in 1959 in Comilla, Moinuddin obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Department of Soil Science at Dhaka University.

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