• A Valiant Freedom Fighter
• Minister of Planning 1991-1993
• Minister of Industry 1993-1995
• President of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI)
• President of Chittagong Chamber and Commerce and Industry 1974-1976
• Founder Chairman of T.M. International (Bangladesh) Ltd.
• Founder Chairman of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association and previously
chairman PTMA (Pakistan Textile Mills Association)
• Chairman of Bengal Fisheries Ltd., a joint venture (JV) deep sea fishing and fish
processing company with Maruha Nichiro of Japan
• Chairman of COATS Bangladesh Ltd., a JV company with Coats Plc, UK
• Chairman of Sonali Bank Limited
• Chairman working group to establish the Islamic Chambers of Commerce & Industries,
an OIC organ.