Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
21 – 23 NOVEMBER 2017, SINGAPORE
Abul was born in Chittagong on 1st August 1968. He completed his higher education in Business Administration (BBA) in 1992. He briefly worked in the banking sector from 1992 to 1996 and later joined the family business in 1996.
Abul is currently a Director of A.K.Khan & Co Ltd. (AKK), which is one of the oldest private sector business conglomerates in Bangladesh established in 1945. The areas of operations are in textiles, telecom distribution, ISP/ASP, deep sea-fishing & processing, plantation and retail. The company is also investing in SEZ, private port, ICD and various other service and manufacturing industries. He is also the Managing Director of AK Khan Telecom Ltd which is involved in various telecom operations. He is also Director in AKPEN LTD, AK Khan Securities Ltd and Akceycom Ltd (AKNET).
He is the eldest son of Mr. AM Zahiruddin Khan, who was President of Chittagong Chamber (1974-76), President of FBCCI (1977) and Minister for Planning and Industries, Government of Bangladesh.
Mr. Abul Kasem Khan during his tenure as President DCCI in 2010 – DCCI initiated the vision Bangladesh 2030 – Strategy for Growth which was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh.