• 20 May, 2024

BASUG Bangladesh
Bangladesh Government. Registration Number: 2638
Bank: Prime Bank, Account Nr: 15.2110.200.27.134
Address: Dipshikha Bhaban, 282/5, Ist Colony,
Mirpur-1, Dhaka-1216
Contact Person: Mr. Biman B. Chowdhury, Country Coordinator
Phone: +880-(0)1714-04.55.47

Biman Barua Chowdhury


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Country Coordinator of BASUG Bangladesh Chapter, has years of experience working with national and international NGOs in administrative and office management areas that includes providing logistics support, personnel & transport management, procurement of goods and services, arranging travel liaising with NGO Affairs Bureau and other GOB agencies for clearance of different issues and providing Admin & Logistic support to workshops, seminars & training programs. Besides his responsibility within BASUG, Mr. Chowdhury has been working with BCCP as Assistant Director (Administration & Corporate). Mr. Chowdhury did his Masters in Finance and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting from Chittagong University, Bangladesh in 1974 and 1975 respectively. He also worked with MCC-an International Voluntary Development Organization assisted by MCC-USA & Canada, Dipshikha, Bangla-German Sampreeti and JHU/CCP at senior management level. He is actively involved with a number of social welfare development organisations such as Co-operative Credit Union League of Bangladesh (Federation of Credit Unions in Bangladesh) as ex-Vice Chairman & Treasurer, Endeavour Multipurpose Co-operative Society Ltd, Founder Secretary, Bangladesh Training & Research Foundation (BTRF), Director, Admin & HR, BCCP Employees’ Savings Samity, advisor and Buddhist Co-operative Credit Union in Bangladesh, founder Secretary.


BASUG- Diaspora and Development e.V., Germany
Registration Nr: VR 9778
Address: Köslinstr. 28, 53123 Bonn, Germany

E-Mail: info@basug.eu

President: Dr. Ahmed Ziauddin
Contact Person: Dr. Mazharul M. Islam,
Secretary:  Mr. A H M Abdul Hai,
Project Coordinator Phone: +49-16.09.87.50.774,
E-Mail: abdul.hai@basug.eu

Dr. Mazharul M Islam


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Secretary and Country Coordinator of BASUG Germany did his Bachelor (Honours) and Masters in Chemistry from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2001. He obtained his PhD in Theoretical Chemistry from the University of Hannover, Germany in 2005 with the ‘George-Christoph-Lichtenberg’ Scholarship of the Land Niedersachsen. After that he worked as a Research Associate with the University of South Australia until 2007. He then joined ENSCP of University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris as Postdoctoral Research fellow and worked there until May 2010. Since then he has been working as Senior Research fellow at the Mulliken Center for Theoretical Chemistry of University of Bonn in Germany. Dr. Islam has published over 30 scientific research papers in world renowned peer-reviewed international journals, authored one book (Mechanisms of Ion Migration in Ceramic Oxides, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-8383-3952-8, November, 2012) and edited one book (Climate Change effects and Energy development (CCE), Editors: Dr. Mazharul M. Islam and Dr. Wolfgang-Peter Zingel, Publisher: Bangladesh Environment Network (BEN) Germany, ISBN 978-3-00-036942-1, December, 2012). He has been invited in many international conferences held in among others Perth, Paris, Vienna, Dublin, Tunis, Prague, Budapest, Milano, Hannover and Bremen. Apart from his scientific research work, Dr. Islam is engaged in activities on sustainable development of Bangladesh. He is the coordinator of Bangladesh Environment Network (BEN) Germany and served as the secretary of organizing committee of International Conferences on Climate Change effects and Energy Development of Bangladesh (ICCEB) in 2011 and 2012 at the University of Bonn, Germany. He successfully organized the international conference on Rural Enterprise Development held at Daffodil International University in 2012 in Dhaka. He initiated the activities of the “International Institute for Sustainable Development and Leadership Building (IISDL)” in Dhaka and currently serves as its Co-Director.


A H M Abdul Hai

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Project Coordinator, has studied English Language and Literature from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. Starting his career as journalist with the national English daily newspaper of Bangladesh, the Daily Star, he worked long time in the national news agency, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) and Bangladesh Television (BTV) and also with the international broadcaster of Germany, Deutsche Welle. He has also worked in several media-related development organisations including CCD Bangladesh, Panos Instititue and Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC). He has been awarded four media prizes from BTV, Panos and Hostwriter for his outstanding reports in print and electronic media. He has good command over Bengali, English, German, Spanish and Arabic language. He has a good network and working relation with the media people, media activists, government and non-government media bodies and human rights networks in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Germany