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Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain (BNP)

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Nationality  Bangladeshi
Spouse(s)  Bilquis Akther Hossain

Name  Khandaker Hossain
Role  Politician
Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain (BNP)
Born  1 October 1946 (age 69) Goyeshpur, Bengal Presidency, British India (now Daudkandi Upazila, Comilla District, Bangladesh) (1946-10-01)
Political party  Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Children  Khandaker Mahbub Hossain Khandaker Maruf Hossain Mahzabin Khandaker
Alma mater  University of Dhaka University of London
Occupation  Geologist and politician
Party  Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Education  University of London, University of Dhaka

Dr khandaker mosharraf hossain

Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain (born 1 October 1946) is a Bangladeshi politician and geologist.


Early life and education

Hossain was born in Goyeshpur village, in the Bengal Presidency, British India. His parents were Khandaker Ashraf Ali and Hosne Ara Hasna Hena.

Hossain earned MSc degree from University of Dhaka in 1968 and another MSc degree from Imperial College (then under University of London) in 1970. He obtained the PhD degree in geology in 1973 from University of London and DIC from Imperial College in 1974. He was the chairman of the Department of Geology, University of Dhaka from 1987 to 1991.


Hossain joined Dhaka University faculty as Junior Lecturer in the Department of Geology in 1967. He became professor in the same department in 1986.


Hossain has been a member of the Standing Committee of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (B.N.P.) since 1994. He was elected as a Member of the Jatiyo Sangshad from Comilla – 2 constituency in the national elections several times since 1991. He was the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources and Home Affairs during 1991–1996. He was also the Minister of Health and Family Welfare during the preceding Four Party Alliance government.

Hossain was the chairman of the 56th World Health Assembly (WHA) in 2002. He was awarded with the "World No Tobacco Award" by the World Health Organization during the 57th WHA for his contribution to the anti-tobacco campaign in Bangladesh.

Personal life

Hossain is married to Bilquis Akther Hossain. They have two sons Khandaker Mahbub Hossain and Khandaker Maruf Hossain, and one daughter Mahzabin Khandaker.


Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain (BNP) Wikipedia

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