Obaidullah A. Z. M. Khan Edit Profile
1 child, Sumanah. Bachelor of Arts, Dhaka U., 1953, Master of Arts, 1954. Diploma in Public Administration, Cambridge U. (England), 1959. Fellow Harvard University, 1974-1975.
Civil servant Government of Pakistan, 1957-1969, economics counselor, 1969-1971. Permanent secretary Government of Bangladesh, 1972-1982, cabinet minister agriculture, 1982-1984, ambassador to the United States, since 1984. Consultant World Bank, Washington, 1975-1976, 82.
Assistant Director-General & Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Representative, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office(s) for Asia & the Pacific, Maliwan Mansion, Phra Atit Road, Banglumpoo since 1990. Consultant, Consultative Group for International Agr Rch, Policy Planning & Rch Division, World Bank, Washington, District of Columbia, 1988-1990. Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States of America & to Mexico, 1984-1987.
Minister, Ministry of Communication, 1984, Minister, Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation, 1982-1983, Bangladesh. Alternate Gov, International Fund for Agricultural Development, 1980-1982. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, 1976-1982.
Consultant, Poverty & Rural Development, World Bank/United Nations, 1975-1976. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government & Cooperatives, Bangladesh, 1972-1974. Economic Counsil, Embassy of Pakistan, People’s Representative of China, 1970-1972.
Chief, Programming Division, Pakistan Planning Commission, 1968-1969. Secretary, Department of Information, Government of East Pakistan, 1967-1968. Additional posts, Pakistan Government, 1957-1967.
Member Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, 1974-1975. Senior Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, 1981-1982. Member, Bureau of World Food Council, 1983-1984.
Fellow-in-Residence, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America, 88.
Son of Abdul Jabbar v and Saleha Khan. Married Jahanara Huqchowdhury Khan, August 31, 1958 (divorced 1977). Children: Riaz Ahmed, Faiyyaz Ahmed.
Married Mahjabeen Khan Khan, November 27, 1977. 1 child Sumanah.