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South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration

Task Force -1 Profile

Mr. Mohammad Hossain

Mr. Mohammad Hossain

Director General Power Cell, Bangladesh

Mr. Mohammad Hossain is the Director General of Power Cell, a technical arm of Power Division, Ministry of Power and Energy & Mineral Resources. During the 27 years professional experiences he served in a number organizations in different capacities. He is a professional leader and was the Secretary, Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) and Dhaka Centre. He has visited more than 25 countries for professional purposes. Mr. Hossain is a member of Joint Steering Committee (JSC) for Bangladesh-India Cooperation in Power Sector. He led the Joint Working Group (JWG) for Renewable Energy (RE) Cooperation between Bangladesh and India. He is a Member of the Governing Board (GB) from Bangladesh in SAARC Energy Centre (SEC). He is also a member of the Taskforce for Policy & Legal Issue of South Asia Regional Initiative/ Energy (SARI/E), member of the D-8 Working Group on RE. He is a Member of Expert Group on Energy in UN-ESCAP. Mr. Mohammad Hossain graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He obtained his MBA from IBA, Dhaka University. He also obtained post graduate diploma in IHRD from Denmark. He has attended various training courses on Power Sector at home and abroad. He also presented papers in national and international seminars and workshops at home and abroad. A good number of technical papers of Mr. Hossain have been published in the national and international publications.