Major General Shafeenul Islam has been appointed as director general of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).
The Ministry of Public Administration today issued a gazette in this regard, 12 days after its immediate past DG Maj Gen Abul Hossain was withdrawn from this post.
Shafeenul was the chairman of Bangladesh Tea Board since 14 February 2016.
Born on March 2, 1966 in Jaypurhat, Shafeenul joined Bangladesh Military Academy on June 25, 1984 and was commissioned on June 27, 1986 in the Corps of Infantry.
He is a graduate of Defence Services Command and Staff College, Mirpur, Bangladesh and obtained his Masters in Defence Studies from National University.