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Central Shariah Board Executive Chairman Mr. M Azizul Huq died at 07:00 am today
We would like to inform you that Mr. M Azizul Huq died at 07:00 am today, Innaa Lillahi Wa Innah Ilaihi Raziun. May Allah grant him forgiveness and Jannat in the Hereafter.
Mr. M. Azizul Huq was born on October 16, 1935 in the village Dhala under Tarail upazila of Kishorganj district. He obtained Masters in Economics from the University of Dhaka in 1958. He joined Habib Bank as probationary officer in Karachi in the same year. Since then, he has been associated with the banking profession for the last half a century.
He discharged his responsibility as the branch manager of Sonali Bank for 12 years and later, he held the post of principal of the Sonali Bank Staff College for 6 years.
M. Azizul Huq was the first acting executive president of the Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. He was also the first managing director of both the Social Investment Bank Ltd. and Islamic Finance and Investment Ltd.
He was the Chairman (acting) of Central Shariah Board and Chairman of Board of Directors of Pubali Bank Limited. Besides, he was the Chairman of Shariah Supervisory Committees of The City Bank, Dhaka Bank, AB Bank, Pubali Bank, Bank Asia and IFIL.
He was selected for the Central Shariah Board Islamic Banking Award-2005 as recognition of his important contribution to the field of Islamic banking and economics.
At the time of death, he was the Chairman of Executive Committee of Central Shariah Board for Islamic Banks of Bangladesh.