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জাতীয় পুষ্টিসেবা গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ সরকার

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মাননীয় মন্ত্রী

জনাব জাহিদ মালেক এমপি

স্বাস্থ্য ও পরিবার কল্যাণ মন্ত্রনালয়


Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr. Zahid Malek, MP, was born on April 11, 1959 in a noble Muslim family of Sadar Upazila of Manikganj District. His father late Colonel (retd) A, Malek was the former Mayor of Dhaka City Corporation and Hon'ble Minister of Textiles and Jute Ministry. He is a prominent politician and social worker. His mother's name is Fauzia Malek.

 

Mr. Zahid Malek was elected Member of National Parliament as a candidate of Bangladesh Awami League from Manikganj-3 in the 9th National Parliament Election (Parliamentary Constituency) held in 2008. During this time, he served as a member of the parliamentary standing committee in the standing committee related to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Industry. In addition, he was elected as a Member of Parliament from the same constituency in the 10th National Parliament election held in 2014. On 12 January 2014, he took oath as the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

 

Mr. Zahid Malek was elected for the third time in a row from Manikganj-3 parliamentary seat in the 11th National Parliament election held on 30 December 2018. He took oath as the Minister of Health and Family Welfare of the current government on 07 January 2019.

 

Mr. Zahid Malek graduated with honors in English Language and Literature from Dhaka University with Bachelor and Master degree. Mr. Zahid Malek is directly and indirectly involved in various social welfare works besides politics. He has been playing a leading role in establishing various educational institutions, religious institutions, social development institutions in Dhaka and Manikganj. He is a renowned business man of the country. Previously, from 1984 to 2014, he successfully served as the Chairman of Bangladesh Thai Aluminum Ltd., Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd., BD Thai Food & Beverage Ltd., Rahat Real Estate & Construction Ltd., BD Sunlife Securities Ltd. He is currently working in the national and international arena to establish a service-oriented dynamic health sector. He continues to play an important role in establishing good governance and management in the health sector. Father of three children, Mr. Zahid Malek's wife's name is Mrs. Shabana Malek.