Mr. Muhammad Abdullah has joined the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) on February 7, 2021 as Executive Director. Prior to joining the Institute, Mr. Abdullah served to the Government of Bangladesh for more than 33 years. Mr. Muhammad abdullah retired from the Ministry of Youth and Sports as Senior Secretary on 27 February 2019. Before assuming the office of Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Mr. Abdullah was Secretary of Ministry of Industries and Bangladesh Election Commission Secretariat.
Mr. Abdullah has vast experience in both field administration and Secretariat. He worked in almost every capacity in Bangladesh field administration. His career in civil service starts from Deputy Commissioner Office, Brahmanbaria as an Assistant Commissioner in 1986. Then he served as Upazila Magistrate in Chunarughar and Baniyacong of Habiganj district and Hajiganj Upazila in Chandpur district. Then he worked at Natore and Dhaka as Revenue Deputy Collector (RDC). He worked in Bhola and Louhajang Upazila as Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO). He worked in Ministry of public administration and Ministry of Health in the both capacity of Senior Assistant Secretary and Deputy Secretary. He was then posted as Deputy Commissioner (DC) in the Khagrachhari Hill district. After serving in Khagrachhari hill district as Deputy Commissioner (DC) he was promoted as Joint Secretary and posted as the Managing Director (MD) of Bangladesh Overseas Employment and Services Limited (BOESL). Then he was promoted as Additional Secretary and was posted as additional secretary in Ministry of Public Administration (MOPA). After serving in MOPA he was then posted as Divisional Commissioner, Chattogram Division, the highest position in Bangladesh field administration. He worked as Divisional Commissioner, Chittagong till December 2015. Then he was promoted as Secretary to the government and appointed as Rector, BCS Administration Academy. Before joining as Secretary, Ministry of Industries he held the position of Secretary in Bangladesh Election Commission Secretariat.
Mr. Abdullah obtained his Master of Science in Computer Application from Stamford University of Bangladesh in 2005.
In addition, he took part in several significant training courses, including BMA, Survey Settlement, Law and Administration course, Foundation Training, ACAD course, CISCO regional course, Management at the Top (MAT). He has done a specialized course in Hardware and Networking from India.
Mr. Abdullah had the opportunity to travel many countries across the world such as India, Thailand, Maldives, Malaysia, Singapore, Srilanka, UAE, Saudi Arabia, China, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Brazil, France, Jordan, Chili, Vietnam, Mexico, Jamaica, Panama, Argentina, Columbia, Liberia, Cote d Ivory, Ghana, Senegal, South Korea, Lao PDR and Austria. He is a father of one son and one daughter.