The anti-graft watchdog’s incumbent chief’s tenure ends next week
The government has appointed Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah, former senior secretary to the Agriculture Ministry, as the next chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
Meanwhile, former Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission’s (BTRC) chairman Md Jahurul Haque has been tasked as the commissioner of the anti-graft watchdog.
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.
The tenure of the current ACC chairman, Iqbal Mahood, and the current commissioner, AFM Aminul Islam, will end next week.
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.