Mr. Mizanur Rahman has been working as the Chairman of Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization (SPARRSO) since February 2020. He is an Additional Secretary to the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
He did his M. SC. Degree with honours in Applied Physics and Electronics from University of Dhaka in 1986. He achieved his second Masters degree in Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation from ITC, the Netherlands.
He belongs to Bangladesh Civil Service (Administration) cadre. He served at the various positions at field administration such as Assistant Commissioner, Upazila Nirbahi Officer and Additional Deputy Commissioner. He served in the Ministry of Public Administration and Ministry of Land as Senior Assistant Secretary. He worked in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) as Director. He worked at Access to Information (a2i) Program under UNDP as Admin Specialist. He worked in the Ministry of Public Administration as Joint Secretary. He served as Member (Finance) of Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority (BEPZA) before joining his current position as Chairman, SPARRSO.
He attended several seminars, workshops and training programs at home and abroad. He visited South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, United States of America, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and Thailand.
Mr. Mizanur Rahman has been working as the Chairman of Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensi...