Ambassador to the US M. Humayun Kabir of Bangladesh

Humayun Kabir was born on 22 February 1906 at Komarpur village near the district town of faridpur.
Kabir was a versatile man, combining intellectual brilliance, literary talent, and political acumen with active leadership and a non-communal outlook.
Humayun Kabir had seven brothers and sisters.
Humayun Kabir was an exceptional talent in many ways.
In 1932, Kabir joined Andhra University as a lecturer in philosophy at the invitation of Dr Radhakrishnan.
In 1956, Humayun Kabir was elected member of the Indian Rajya Sabha or upper house.
Kabir was later appointed Minister for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs.
When Lal Bahadur Shastri became Prime Minister of India after Nehru's death, Humayun Kabir was again made Education Minister.
When Indira Gandhi became Prime Minister after Shastri's death, Humayun Kabir was offered the governorship of Madras but he declined the post.
Humayun Kabir was a poet, novelist, and essayist.
Humayun Kabir was also a fiction writer of some note, writing both short stories and novels.
Well-known as an orator, Humayun Kabir was invited to speak by many universities at home and abroad.
Kabir was born in Faridpur, currently in Bangladesh.
His daughter Leila Kabir was married to Indian politician George Fernandes.
His nephew Altamas Kabir is presently a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.
Humayun Kabir has not yet added links, blogs, photos, social networks, or other owned pages to this profile.
Humayun Kabir was chose to become the Ambassador to the United States in June 2007.
Kabir said the draft proposals prepared by the EC for amendment to the 'Representation of People's Order-1972' and 'Electoral Code of Conduct' will be discussed with the editors and senior journalists on May 17.
Kabir said EC does not need to hire any expert for registration of the voters.
Humayun Kabir said that an inter-ministerial meeting would be held on the draft of the RPO reform and then the EC would exchange views with political parties and civil society about the reform proposals.
Bangladeshi Ambassador to Nepal M Humayun Kabir has said that implementation of the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement, would give substance to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC.
Speaking at a press conference at the Embassy in Kathmandu on Wednesday, ahead of the victory day of Bangladesh, Envoy Kabir said that the 13th SAARC summit that concluded on Dhaka had given new impetus to the regional body.
The election monitoring organisations must register with the Election Commission for accreditation to observe the upcoming elections, EC Secretary M Humayun Kabir said yesterday.
The election-monitoring organisations must get registered with the Election Commission (EC) for accreditation to observe the upcoming elections, EC secretary M Humayun Kabir said Thursday, as they prepared for calling the next polls, reports UNB.
Replying to a question, Humayun Kabir said the commission already had a different policy for the foreign election observers and that also might be amended as per the new domestic observer policy.
NEW YORK, Oct 17 (BSS): Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States (US) M Humayun Kabir has said investment in IT sector could help reduce poverty in Bangladesh by creating new jobs and providing the grassroots people with a global knowledge network.
UNB adds: "The army will remain on duty till one or two days after the upazila elections, to be held on December 28," Kabir said in reply to a question.
Replying to a query, Humayun Kabir said the EC did not finalise its election budget yet, but he presumed that the amount of spending might be bigger than the previous times.
In a recent interview at the Embassy of Bangladesh, Kabir said that the massive corruption sweep has the support among most in Bangladesh, although discontent has been simmering in recent months as frustration mounts over the lack of political structure and increasing costs of living.
Kabir is urging his fellow countrymen to be patient.