Lokman Hossain Miah

Executive Chairman (Senior Secretary), Bangladesh Investment Development Authority

Mr. Lokman Hossain Miah has been appointed as the Executive Chairman of the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) by the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina MP. He took the helm of BIDA -- Bangladesh's apex investment promotion agency, on Sept 4, 2022. A Senior Secretary (PRL), he has been appointed to the position for three years.

He began his career in the Bangladesh Civil Service (Admin) in 1986 and has since served in various capacities. He became Secretary of the Health Services Division, Ministry of Health and Family Affairs, on April 5, 2021. On June 30, 2021, during the second wave of the pandemic, he was appointed Senior Secretary of the Health Services Division. During this time, he worked relentlessly to reduce Covid-19 mortality rate and minimize its impact on communities and the health care system. He played a central role in acquiring adequate number of vaccines and organized the roll-out of Bangladesh’s highly successful countrywide immunization programme. As a result, Bangladesh ranked 1st in Asia and 5th in the world for effective management of the pandemic.

11:05 AM to 11:15 AM

Day 3, June 3, 2024 Time: 09:30 AM Parallel Session 03- Trade and Investment in Bangladesh Seafood Supply-Chain

Speech by Session Chair