World Border Security Congress

Abul Hossain

Major General Abul Hossain, ndc, psc

Director General

Border Guard Bangladesh


Major General Abul Hossain, ndc, psc was born in March 1962. He joined Bangladesh Army in 1979 and was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers in 1981. He is a civil engineering graduate of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He got his Bachelor of Science degree from Chittagong University and Master of Defence studies from National University. He did his EMBA ( Executive Masters in Business Administration ) from American International University. He is a Life Fellow of Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) and also a Fellow of Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies (APCSS), USA.

He held a number of command, staff and instructional appointments. He was GSO-2(Coord) in E in C Branch and Brigade Major of 14 Independent Engineer Brigade. He commanded 17 Engineer Construction Battalion, Explosive Ordnance Battalion in Kuwait and Special Works Organization (SWO) – an Engineering Construction Brigade. He served as Instructor Class-B, Senior Instructor and Chief Instructor at School of Military Engineering (SME), Engineer Centre and School of Military Engineering (ECSME). He was Director of Works and Chief Engineer Bangladesh Army and Chief Engineer of Dhaka City Corporation. He served in Border Guard Bangladesh as a Sector Commander. He was commandant of Bangladesh Ordnance Factory (BOF) and also the Commandant of Military Institute of Sciences Technology (MIST). He was Engineer in Chief (E in C), at Army Headquarters. He also served as Military Secretary to the Honorable President (MSP). Presently he is serving as Director General, Border Guards Bangladesh.

He attended a number of professional courses at home and abroad. He did his Junior Officers’ Combat Engineering Course from China, Battalion Commander Command Course from Turkey, International Border Security and Management Course from United Kingdom and Advanced Security Cooperation: Executive Course from United States. He is a graduate of Defence Service Command and Staff College and,National Defence College. He did Capstone Course from National Defence College, Mirpur.

He has participated in United Nations Peace Keeping Mission in Mozambique (ONUMOZ) and Operation Kuwait Punargathan (OKPI) in Kuwait. He has a publication in his credit and persuing PhD on Climate Change Mitigation. He is a widely travelled person and travelled a number of countries. He enjoys reading books and playing golf.

He is married to Rowshon Ara and blessed with two daughters, Tasmiah Hossain and Raidah Hossain. He is fond of playing golf and reading books.