Chief CA Fakhruddin Ahmed of Bangladesh

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Original source: Hamid Karzai - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2008
Author: World Economic Forum from Cologny, Switzerland
But, as Bangladesh's current boss, the 66-year-old Ahmed is showing a steely resolve.
In January, a state of emergency was imposed, elections scheduled for that month were indefinitely postponed, and Ahmed was named Chief Adviserin effect the Prime Ministerof a caretaker government made up largely of technocrats backed by the military.
Since then, Ahmed has gone after allegedly corrupt former officials, beefed up the country's antigraft body, initiated measures to make the judiciary more independent, and agreed in principle to establish a human-rights council, something Bangladeshi civil society has long demanded.
Despite his ambiguous title of "chief adviser" to the government, Ahmed has effectively been Prime Minister.
Throughout this process, Ahmed has promised that his government would hold elections in December.
Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed has urged the electorates to cast their votes wisely and appealed to the political parties to gracefully accept the results of today's crucial general election.
The Awami League-led alliance on Saturday censured the military-backed government of Fakhruddin Ahmed for trying to mislead the nation by making a false claim that the two rival political alliances had failed to reach a consensus over polls.
Ahmed has played so naive! Aha! His sympathy for the Kibria family is hard to ignore.
Fakhruddin Ahmed is not alone in this kind of extra-territorial muscle-flexing favoring the cause of Islamic fundamentalism in our native land.
Fakhruddin Ahmed leads Bangladesh's interim governmentBangladesh has been under emergency rule since the beginning of 2007.
caretaker government Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed said here Monday he was hopeful that the 9th Parliamentary election which is being held would be smooth and successful.
as the Managing Director on June 1, 2005.
Ahmed was an adviser in the caretaker government in 1991.
On the afternoon of May 23, 2006, President Iajuddin Ahmed was admitted to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka.
On their advice President Ahmed was taken to Singapore on Wednesday, May 24, 2006.
Ahmed was sworn in as the Chief Adviser of the Caretaker Government at 8.
About the fluctuations of the value of Bangladesh currency, Taka Dr Ahmed says that currencies these days are controlled by market factors and the rules of demand and supply apply to them as well.
Bangladesh Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed said the government would double the food reserve to ensure food security.
Fakhruddin Ahmed has proved that it is not the size of the cabinet but the quality of the people in charge that matters.
a There will a massive shake-up in the administration as the government of Fakhruddin Ahmed had not brought about any major changes in top bureaucracy,a TM said an official concerned, adding some high officials being in.
The interim government of Fakhruddin Ahmed was supposed to last for only 90 days as per the constitution.
Zia, the way her arch-rival Sheikh Hasina was freed, reports said here today.
Fakhruddin Ahmed was addressing a tree plantation programme in Tangail when he lost consciousness and collapsed, a government official told Reuters.
Mr Ahmed was taken to a local hospital, but his condition was not known.
Mr Ahmed took over as Bangladeshs military-backed leader after the January elections were cancelled following months of political turmoil.
Tue, Jul 8 11:38 AMDhaka, Jul 8 (PTI) Emergency-ruled Bangladesh's interim government chief Fakhruddin Ahmed has said that his government was ready to release detained former prime minister Khaleda Zia, the way her arch-rival Sheikh Hasina was freed, reports said here today.
Fakhruddin Ahmed took the oath of office as Chief Adviser of the Caretaker Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh on 12th January 2007.
Fakhruddin Ahmed was born in Dhaka on 1st May 1940.
Fakhruddin Ahmed is married and has one son.