Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain

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Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain
Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development
Assumed office
January 6, 2009
Personal details
Born September 29, 1942
Political party Bangladesh Awami League
Education M. Engg.
Alma mater
Occupation Politician

Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain (born September 29, 1942) is a Bangladeshi politician and current Minister of Local Government and Engineering Department of Bangladesh Government.[1]


Hossain completed his BSc in Civil Engineering and MSc in Traffic and Highway Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 1959 and 1963 respectively. He also studied at Strathclyde University in UK and earned the degree of Masters of Engineering.[2]


Hossain was the first Chief Engineer of Rural Workers’ Programme in Bangladesh. From 1973-80 he worked as the Project Director of this program.[2] He joined BUET as a visiting Professor in 1980.[2] He worked as the Chief Technical Consultant of ILO in Sierra-Leone during 1980-89 and Uganda during 1989-90. He was the President of Bangladesh Chamber of Industries (BCI) for two terms.[2] Hossain was the President of International Labour Conference from June 2009 to June 2010. He was President of Colombo Process, a forum of 11 Asian labour sending countries. The 4th Ministerial Consultation of Colombo Process was held in Dhaka from 19-21, April 2011 under his Chairmanship.[2] Hossain received Journalist Association Award for his contribution to the trade and industrial sector of Bangladesh.[2]


  1. ^ "Hon'ble Ministers". Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved March 17, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, M.P. : Minister for Expatriates’ Welfare & Overseas Employment". Retrieved March 17, 2015.