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  Friday, 13 Dec '19
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Maj Gen Mohammad Shamim Chowdhury,nwc, psc (Retd.)


A commensurate military professional General Shamim retired from the Bangladesh Army in 2013, after completing almost thirty five years of distinguished service to the nation. He matured in hallmark traits like ethical leadership, strategic thinking, HRM, HRD and simultaneous attention on multiple fields. His broad variety of experience includes successful leadership to the military formations & units, national level training & educational institutions; working in international environment under UN, top leadership position in Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board, national level projects management like preparation of electoral roll and national identity card, housing for the destitute, disaster management, national level protocol and dignitaries security, handling of counter insurgency and so on. General Shamim was effective in building coalitions in cross-cultural environment, having worked and learned from people nearly around the globe to include USA, UK, Australia, China, Sweden, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Malaysia, Morocco, Haiti, Nepal, Pakistan and India. For his distinguished service to the nation and international community, the General was decorated with fourteen operational & service awards that include one from the UN Secretary General (UN Peace Medal) and the other from US Government (US Army Achievement Medal). He also proudly owns the UN Secretary General's Letter of Commendation for his outstanding performance in Haiti peacemaking. General Shamim completed his undergraduate program in Liberal Arts from Dhaka University, Master's in National Security Strategy (MS) and a diploma on North America Studies from National Defense University (NDU), USA, and a second Master's in Defense Studies from National University, Bangladesh. He is an International Fellow of NDU, USA and Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, BC, Canada. He is also a graduate from Bangladesh Military Academy, Defense Services Command & Staff College, Bangladesh, National War College, USA, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, USA, Infantry School, Pakistan and CAPSTONE graduate from National Defense College, Bangladesh. General Shamim is the active member of Dhaka Club, Chittagong Club, Cadet College Club, Kurmitola Golf Club, Bhatiary Golf & Country Club, Bogra Golf & Country Club, Ghatail Golf & Country Club, Retired Armed Forces Officers' Welfare Association and Mirzapur Ex Cadets' Association. Currently he is engaged in software development programs with a multinational company and a national English Daily 'The Asian Age' as Director and Advisory Editor respectively.