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Career Highlights

18-10-2012

  > Elected Ameer (Chief) of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami for 4 successive terms (2000-2012).
  > Elected MP for 2 terms (1991-95 & 2001-2006).
  > Cabinate Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (2001-2006)
  >  Successful Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture (2001-2003).
  > Successful Minister in the Ministry of Industries (2003- 2006).
  >  Permanent Member of the Muslim World League (Rabita), Central Co-Ordination Committee among International Islamic Organizations and Centers.
  > President of all Pakistan Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba, the largest student organization of then Pakistan for two successive terms (1969-1971).
  >  An MA in Islamic law (Fiqh) with distinction.
  >  A Graduate of Dhaka University.
  >  Prominent Islamic Scholar & Author of 54 valuable books in different disciplines.
  > Declared as one of the top 50 ‘Most Influential Muslims’ in year 2009 by USA based prestigious “the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre”.

In 2009, Mawlana Motiur Rahman Nizami was named as one of the top 50 ‘Most Influential Muslims’ by USA based prestigious “the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre”. He is the elected Ameer (chief) of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (Jamaat), the largest Islamic organization of Bangladesh, for the session of 2010-2012. He was also elected as Ameer for the consecutive sessions of 2001-2003, 2004-2006 and 2007-2009. He is held in high esteem by the people of the country as a prominent Islamic thinker, ideal organizer, dynamic & diligent political leader, orator par excellence, research scholar, parliamentarian, writer and uncompromising pioneer of struggles in the cause of Allah. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami led by Mawlana Motiur Rahman Nizami is the biggest & most popular Islamic movement in Bangladesh and the third largest political party of the country.

Education: Born in a noble family of Pabna district on 31st March 1943, Mawlana Nizami completed primary education at his native village and then he studied in ‘Boailmari Madrasah’ at Santhia. He was a meritorious student all along. He passed ‘Dakhil’ Examination with first class in 1955. Afterwards he stood sixteenth at the ‘Alim’ Examination from the then East Pakistan Madrasah Education Board in 1959. Then he passed ‘Fazil’ Examination with first class in 1961. He obtained ‘Kamil’ (M A) in Fiqh (Islamic Law) degree with first Class from Madrasah-e-Alia, Dhaka in 1963 where he secured the second place in the Education Board. In addition, he also graduated from Dhaka University in 1967.

Extra Curricular Activities: Mawlana Nizami actively engaged in politics as a Student activist of Jukto Front (United Front) in 1954. In 1961 he joined the largest student organization of the then Pakistan, namely Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (Islami Chatra Shangha (ICS)). He served as the President of the then East Pakistan ICS for three consecutive terms from 1966-69 and as Central President of All-Pakistan ICS for two successive terms from 1969-71.

 

 

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