Former BCL leader Zakir Hossain Jewel has been nominated as a member of the Awami League’s sub-committee on industry and commerce. Obaidul Quader, general secretary of the party, approved the 60-member sub-committee on Sunday on the instructions of Awami League president Sheikh Hasina. Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed, a member of the Awami League’s advisory council, was made chairman of the sub-committee. Siddiqur Rahman has been made Member Secretary.
Zakir Hossain Jewel, a new member of the National Sub-Committee, has been attacked, sued and tortured many times in his political life. He was born in Jamalpur district. In his professional life, he is a businessman, a member of the FBCCI, a social worker and a giant. He is also the publisher of the national newspaper Dainik Swadeshbhumi, the news portal Dhaka Post and the developmental magazine ‘Spotline’. Zakir Hossain Jewel has visited the United States as the official companion of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.