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government administrator

Mohamed Abdus Sattar, Bangladeshi, Pakistani government administrator. Named Distinguished awardee World Federation of Contraception and Health, United States of America, 1986. Chairman Bangladesh Family Planning Social Marketing Project, 1976-1980, Bangladesh Fertility Research Program, 1975-1980. Fellow American Society for Public Administration, American Economic Association; member Society for International Development.

Background

Sattar, Mohamed Abdus was born on September 28, 1935 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Son of Aziz Rahman and Karfullen Nessa (Patwari) Sattar. arrived in Malaysia, 1981.

Education

Bachelor in Economics with honors, Dhaka University, Bangladesh, 1956. Master of Arts in Public Administration, Karachi University, Pakistan, 1958. Master of Arts in Development Economics, Williams College, 1965.

Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Tufts University, 1969.

Career

Subordinate-division officer, Moulvi Bazar, Sylhet, East Pakistan, 1960-1962; subordinate-division officer, Narayangonj, Dhaka, East Pakistan, 1962; deputy commissioner, Rangpur, Government East Pakistan, 1962-1963; chief, Pakistan Planning Commission, Islamabad, 1963-1971; secretary to president, Government of Bangladesh, Dhaka, 1973-1975; secretary health and population control, Government of Bangladesh, Dhaka, 1976-1980; director general, Bangladesh Rural Development Board, Dhaka, 1980-1981; executive director, International Council on Management Population (ICOMP), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, since 1981. Chairman National Committee on Community Education, Dhaka, 1989-1991. Vice-chairman National Self-Reliance Movement (Shawnirvar), Dhaka, 1980-1988.

Membership

Chairman Bangladesh Family Planning Social Marketing Project, 1976-1980, Bangladesh Fertility Research Program, 1975-1980. Fellow American Society for Public Administration, American Economic Association. Member Society for International Development.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, gardening, walking, tennis, travelling.

Connections

Son of; married Ellen Mary Harrington, October 10, 1962. Children: David B., Danyal N., Aziz A., Enayet J.

father:
Aziz Rahman Sattar

mother:
Karfullen Nessa (Patwari) Sattar

spouse:
Ellen Mary Harrington

child:
Enayet J. Sattar

child:
Aziz A. Sattar

child:
Danyal N. Sattar

child:
David B. Sattar