News #1 Major General Sina Ibn Jamali is tipped to become president of Bangladesh Cricket Board, currently headed by agriculture secretary M Abdul Aziz. 

News #2  The director of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), Brigadier General Sarkar MA Matin, has been made director of the Directorate of Drug Administration (DDA), the establishment ministry said Thursday.

News #3 The ministry also issued a circular on the appointment of Bangladesh Air Force squadron leader Md Moniruzzaman Hawlader as counsellor of the labour wing of Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi.

News #4 Major Rakibul Hasan of Bangladesh Army has been appointed to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission as deputy director. 

News #5 Lt general Hasan Mashud Chowdhury is appointed chairman of Anti corruption commission.

News #6 New appointments were made in the top posts of Dhaka Export Processing Zone (DEPZ), BTRA (Bangladesh telecommunication Authority), BRTA (Bangladesh road transportation authority). And all the new appointees are generals.

News #7 For the first time in the history, even an election commissioner was selected from the ranks of the retired military community. 


Are military bureaucrats better, more efficient, more honest than civil bureaucrats? I’ll put a list of retired  civil and military bureaucrats and let you judge by their long lasting contribution to the country as well as their reported corruption. This list is just a snapshot or random sampling. Please fill me in with more names if you think that would change any general stereotyping or skew the results.      


Civil bureaucrats

Ex CSP Mjibul HaqJustice Shahabuddin AhmedJustice abu Sayeed ChowdhuryJustice Habibur Rahman EX CSP MK AnwarEx CSP HT ImamEx CSP Abu SayedDr M Ibrahim ( Founder of BIRDEM)Dr Nurul Islam ( National Professor)EX CSP Dr. Akbar Ali KhanEx CS Dr Sadat Hossain  

Military bureaucratsGeneral MAG Osmani Lt General HM  ErshadM Gen Mahmud Hassan ( Ershad Minister, fuler moto pobitro choritro)Maj Gen Z A Khan Air Vice Marshall Altaf Hossain ChyLt Gen NasimLt Gen Nuruddin KhanMaj Gen Majidul HaqCol MostafizMaj Gen Mannaf ( Ershad’s minister)Maj Gen Tareq ( Ex DGFI, later sheikh Hasina’s body guard)