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Bangladesh Institute of Governance and Management (BIGM) কর্তৃক আয়োজিত ‘Policy Analysis’ প্রশিক্ষণ কোর্সের ১৬তম ব্যাচে কর্মকর্তা মনোনয়নের বিজ্ঞপ্তি।
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MOHAMMAD TAREQUE, PhD a career civil servant, currently serves as the Director at Bangladesh Institute of Governance and Management (BIGM). Before joining BIGM, Dr. Tareque worked as an Alternate Executive Director at the World Bank and Finance Secretary (Finance Division), Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh. He served in the Finance Division in various capacities - Deputy Secretary through Additional Secretary. He also worked about four years with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a Micro-economic Analysis Specialist and five years as Director, Prime Minister’s Office, Government of Bangladesh (GoB). Dr. Tareque spent about 36 years in civil service. Thus, he has a wide range of experience in public administration, public finance management, development planning, macro-economic management and training. During his long tenure of about 15 years in the Finance Division, he developed a team of spirited officers, bonded by an esprit–de–corps, brought in a culture of intellectual discourse, led the team to usher in a wide range of reforms within the public financial management system of Bangladesh. He helped introduce the Mediumterm Budgetary framework across the government based on a Medium-term Macro-framework, created Macro, Debt Management, and Autonomous wings of finance division without creating any single additional post. Dr. Tareque also helped separation of monetary policy from fiscal operations, facilitated introductions of Public-Private Parentships (PPP) and PPP financing instruments, creation of Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL) as a PPP project financing vehicle and established Public Financial Management (PFM) capacity enhancing institute namely, the Institute of Public Finance (IPF). During his long career in the finance division, Dr. Tareque developed more than 20 policy papers to ensure socio-economic developmental stability and strengthen financial accountability. Dr. Tareque completed BA (Honours) and MA degrees in Economics from the University of Dhaka. He also completed his PhD in Economics and MA in Political Economy from the University of Boston, USA. He participated in many professional training programs at national and international reputed institutions. Dr. Tareque has written around 13 articles/conference papers in reputed international and national journals indexed in/published by SSCI and ESCI - Thomson Reuters (Web of Science), Scopus, SAGE, Springer, Wiley, and Emerald. 

 

 

Updated at 22-May-2022