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Mr. Abu Alam Chowdhury was born on 30 September 1948 in a respectable Muslim family of village Popadia, Boalkhali of Chittagong district. He has done Masters in Political Science from the University of Chittagong.
Blessed with born leadership quality, he was elected as Secretary General of Students Union of Sir A.T. College. He played commendable role in the great 69 movement against Pakistani Ruler. During his studentship in Chittagong University, he was elected as cultural secretary and later served as general secretary in Chittagong University Central Students Union (CUCSU) and participated in liberation war of Bangladesh with great valour.
After completing his education, he initiated business career in media sector. Gradually he expanded his business in sea food processing, home textile and handicraft sub-sector. He was awarded National Export Gold Trophy for record eleven times for the diversification of export item and for highest volume of export.
To his credit, he made multi-dimensional contribution for the Trade and Industry. He was President of Bangla Craft and founder President of Bangladesh Craft & Giftware Association. Mr. Chowdhury served as Vice-President of FBCCI and Director for 6 terms covering 12 years in apex body of FBCCI. He also served as Vice-President of Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) 2008-2010. He is founder member of the Daily Financial Express, member of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Bangladesh, former EC member of SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry etc. For long time he is recognized as CIP (Export) by the Bangladesh Government. His contribution to the Trade & Industry could be highlighted in short, main formulator of first export policy of Bangladesh, major contributor from private sector to prepare National Budget Structure, easy reimbursement of claim from ECG scheme etc.
Mr. Chowdhury participated in many international seminars & conferences organized by ESCAP, UNCATAD, EU, CBI, TDI, CACCI with great success. In most of the occasion, he either led the delegation or played most active role for the interest of the country. Mr. Chowdhury is a well-travelled man & visited many countries of the world. True to his social commitment, he also served as Executive Vice-President of JAYCEES International & JCI Senator, President & Chairman Trustee board of Chittagong Samitee etc.
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