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Shah Abdul Hannan

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Nationality  Bangladeshi
Role  Philosopher
Name  Shah Hannan

Website  Shah Abdul Hannan
Religion  Islam
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Born  1 January 1939 (1939-01-01) Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Main interests  Islamic economy, Islamic culture, Islamic banking
Areas of interest  Islamic economics, Islamic banking and finance, Islamic culture

Philosophical era  Contemporary philosophy

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Shah Abdul Hannan (Bengali: শাহ আবদুল হান্নান) is a Bangladeshi Islamic philosopher, writer, economist, educator and media personality. He served as the deputy governor of the Bangladesh Bank and chairman of the National Board of Revenue. He was the founder vice chancellor of Darul Ihsan University, North South University, chairman of Islamic Economics Research Bureau and the director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd.


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Early life and education

Shah Abdul Hannan was born in 1939 Mymensingh, Bangladesh. He completed Bachelor of Economics and Political Science in 1959 and Master of Political Science in 1961 from University of Dhaka. After successfully completing studentship he joined the then Pakistan Civil Service.

Government service

Shah Abdul Hannan started his professional life as a lecturer of political science in a college in Dhaka. He joined Pakistan Finance Service in 1963 and retired as the secretary of the Govt. of Bangladesh in 1998. He served the Government of Bangladesh as:

  • Chairman, National Board of Revenue, where he pioneered the introduction of VAT (Value Added Tax) in Bangladesh;
  • Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank;
  • Director General, Bureau of Anti-corruption;
  • Secretary, Ministry of Social Welfare;
  • Secretary, Internal Resources Division, Ministry of Finance.
  • Educator

    Hannan is one of the founding members of the North South University, Asian University of Bangladesh and Darul Ihsan University. He also served as the chairman of the Institute of Research and Development (IRD), International Islamic University, Chittagong and syndicate member of Manarat International University.

    He has lectured for YouTube videos' and indoor classes on a wide range of issues including women's rights, human rights, contemporary issues and Islamic solutions, Usul al fiqh and Islamic economics.


    As an economist Shah Abdul Hannan served as:

  • Co-founder, Islamic Economics Research Bureau
  • Co-founder, Bangladesh Institute of Islamic Thought
  • Member, Editorial Board, The Daily Arthanitee
  • Chief Advisor, Islamic Insurance Co. Bangladesh
  • Chairman, Islamic Banks’ Consultative Forum(IBCF)
  • Founder member, Central Shariah Board of Islamic Banks;
  • Chairman of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd
  • Social work

  • Chairman, Ibn Sina Trust.
  • Member, Association of Correction and Social Reclamation, Bangladesh (ACSRB)
  • Media personality

    Shah Hannan regularly attends in media programs in channels NTV, ATN Bangla, RTV and Islamic TV.


    Books written by Shah Abdul Hannan:

  • Islami Ortthonitite Shorker er Vumika (1985)
  • Islami Orthoniti: Dorshon O Kormokoushol (2002)
  • Nari Shomossa o Islam (1988)
  • Nari O Bastobota (2002)
  • Social Laws of Islam (1995)
  • Desh Shomaj O Rajniti (2003)
  • Bishoy Chinta
  • Soviet Union e Islam (1976)
  • Usul-al-Fiqh (2000)
  • Law Economics and history (2003)
  • References

    Shah Abdul Hannan Wikipedia

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