In 2019, he passed away at United Hospital at the age of 85
Wednesday is the 2nd death anniversary of late Dr Sheikh Maqsood Ali, former secretary of the Ministry of Relief and Rehabilitation.
On this day in 2019, he passed away at United Hospital at the age of 85.
Maqsood Ali was the founder rector of the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center (BPATC).
He started his career in 1957 as a lecturer in Economics at the University of Dhaka.
He joined the Civil Service in 1959 and retired in 1993 as a Member of the Planning Commission.
His family members seek the kind prayers of well-wishers for the salvation of his soul.
He passed his M A in Economics in first class from the University of Dhaka in 1956. Soon after he joined the Central Civil Service of former Pakistan in 1959. He went on to earn another M A in Economics and a PhD from the University of Manchester in 1972.
He was made joint-secretary of the Ministry of Shipping, Inland Water Transport and Civil Aviation under General Osmany. He played a pioneering role in establishing Bangladesh Airlines (Biman) and Civil Aviation.
He went on to build the Project Implementation Bureau under the President’s Secretariat, In 1975 he was assigned as the Director General of the Civil Servant’s Training Academy (CSTA) and the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) under the Ministry of Establishment. He served NIPA from 1975-1984.