He is taking over the job from Dr Nasir Uddin Ahmed, whose term as an ACC commissioner expired on June 26
Dr Md Mozammel Haque Khan, former senior secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration, has been appointed as a commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
He will serve as an ACC commissioner for a term of five years as per the ACC Act, a notification issued on Monday by the Cabinet Division stated.
ACC Assistant Director (Public Relations) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya said the post had been vacant since former commissioner Dr Nasir Uddin Ahmed retired on June 26.
The government constituted a five-member selection committee to appoint the new commissioner.
The committee proposed two names for the post to President Abdul Hamid, who then nominated Mozammel's name, UNB reported.
Born on November 3, 1959, Md Mozammel Haque Khan studied social welfare at Dhaka University.
He joined the public service as an administration cadre of the 1982 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS). Having worked in different ministries over the years, he was appointed as a senior secretary at the Ministry of Public Administration in 2016.