Tarique Ahmed Siddique

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Tarique Siddique
Allegiance Bangladesh
Service/branch Bangladesh Army
Rank08.maj gen Bd.jpgMajor General
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UnitCorps of Engineers
Commands heldEngineer-in-Chief of Military Engineer Services
Other workDefense & security advisor to the PM

Tarique Ahmed Siddique, rcds, psc is a retired Major General of Bangladesh Army and the Defence and Security adviser to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina.[1][2]


Siddique served in Directorate General of Forces Intelligence.[3] From 17 November 2001 to 17 March 2002 he served as the Engineer in Chief of the army.[4] He also served as Senior Instructor (Army) in Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) Mirpur.He was chief of personal security to Sheikh Hasina when she was the opposition leader. He was present during 2004 Dhaka grenade attack which tried to assassinate Sheikh Hasina.[5][6] He was appointed to the post of Adviser to Prime Minister in 2014.[7] He advises the Prime Minister on anti-terrorism actives.[8] He inaugurated the Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange in 2016.[9] He is a graduate of Defence Services Command & Staff College (DSCSC) Bangladesh. He has done RCDS course from Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS) London, United Kingdom.

Personal life[edit]

Major General Tarique Ahmed Siddique is the younger brother of Shafiq Siddiq, the husband of Sheikh Rehana, the only surviving sister of Bangladeshi Prime Minister.[10]


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  2. ^ "Singapore and Bangladesh reaffirm warm bilateral relations, discuss ways to deepen engagement". The Straits Times. 27 October 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  3. ^ "PM's adviser sees criminal link of Limon, his father". The Daily Star. 21 May 2011. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Military Engineer Services". mes.org.bd. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  5. ^ "A close shave". The Daily Star. 21 August 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Minutes of MASSACRE". The Daily Star. 21 August 2015. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  7. ^ "PMO under revamp". The Daily Star. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  8. ^ "How to tackle the scourge of the world | The Asian Age". The Asian Age. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Lightning deaths prevention to get priority in US, Bangladesh civil-military exercise". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  10. ^ "Bangladesh PM advisors accused of massive corruption". The Lahore Times. 2 September 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2016.