Brigadier General Md. Mahbubul Haque (Retd.)
Brig. Gen. Md. Mahbubul Haque ndc, afwc, psc, is a highly decorated army veteran who has served Bangladesh Army for 34 years. Before retiring recently he has held various important positions during his tenure at home and abroad.
Some of the positions he has held were Director Special Security Forces (SSF), Commander 72, Infantry Brigade, Commandant, School of Infantry and Tactics, Defense Attaché, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Faculty Armed Forces War Course, National Defense College, UN Assignment - Chief of Staff, Sector Headquarters (ONUCI), Ivory Coast etc.
Brig. Gen. Md. Mahbubul Haque has been awarded with NDC certificate from National Defense College in 2012. Prior to that he received awards of AWC – Armed Forces War Course and PSC - Army Staff Course in 2006 and 1997 respectively.
Out of so many outstanding achievements during his valiant career of Brig. Gen. Haque, one surely stands out, when he successfully negotiated and resolved “Boat People Crisis” dispute with Myanmar in 2016. This mediation significantly helped reduce tension between Bangladesh and Myanmar.
He negotiated Military to Military dialogue between two Armed Forces which helped to build mutual trust and friendship between top military leadership of Bangladesh and Myanmar. Eventually his successful negotiation skill paid off. Myanmar top Military leaders agreed to cooperate on stopping “Illegal Rohingya Exodus to Bangladesh” and it stopped Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh in 2016.
Brig. Gen. Haque is a frequent world traveler. He has visited countries like China, Hong Kong Thailand, KSA, UAE, D R Congo, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Serbia, USA, India, Pakistan, Greece, Turkey, South Korea, New Zealand and Central Africa.