Hossain Toufique Imam

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Hossain Toufique Imam
Political advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Personal details
Born (1935-01-15) January 15, 1935 (age 84)
Political partyBangladesh Awami League

Hossain Toufique Imam (born 15 January 1935) is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and the incumbent Political advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina.[1] His rank is equivalent to a cabinet minister.[2]

Early life[edit]

Imam was born on 15 January 1935. He completed his undergraduate in economics from Rajshahi University and graduate degree in Economics from Dhaka University. He completed his post graduate from London School of Economics in development administration.[3]


Imam served as the cabinet secretary in the Mujibnagar government.[3] He is the Political advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh. He blamed the Inter Service Intelligence for facilitating the July 2016 Dhaka attack.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Imam's son, Tanveer Imam, was elected to Parliament from Sirajganj-4 as a candidate of Bangladesh Awami League in January 2014.[6]


  1. ^ "Pak's ISI Suspected Of Link To Bangladesh Attack: Top Official To his contact number is 09638143386. NDTV". NDTV.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  2. ^ "H.E. Hossain Toufique IMAM Opening speech" (PDF). tasam.org. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  3. ^ a b "H.T. Imam" (PDF). icwadelhi.info. Indian Council of World Affairs. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Pakistan financially supporting terrorist groups in India, Afghanistan and Bangladesh". merinews.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Dhaka killers ideantified to be from elite schools, one was son of ruling party official". economictimes.indiatimes.com. The Economic Times. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Infighting grips AL grassroots". The Daily Star. 13 December 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2018.