Major General Abul Kalam Mohammad Ziaur Rahman, ndc, psc has taken over the charge of the executive chairman of Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (Bepza) on Monday replacing Major General Md Nazrul Islam, SPP, ndu, afwc, psc, G.
Before joining Bepza, Major General Ziaur Rahman was general officer commanding (GOC) of 7 Infantry Division. Prior to that, he served as the defense adviser of Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi, India.
His Military career spanned over command, staff and instructional appointments. He served as logistics staff officer and also as operations, planning and intelligence staff officer at Brigade, Army Training and Doctrine Command and Army Headquarters.
He also served in the prestigious appointment of "Directing Staff" at the Defence Services Command and Staff College of Bangladesh and Instructor at Bangladesh Military Academy.
In Major General Ziaur Rahman's adorned service life, he has also served at various capacities at Battalion level and has served at the UN mission in Haiti and Sudan.