Brigadier General (Retired) Aftab Ahmed, former Executive Director of UCEP Bangladesh passed away on 14 May 2020.Late Mr. Ahmed served UCEP Bangladesh from 18th August 2002 to 31st December 2013 and played a critical role in its growth and development during his tenure.
Mr. Ahmed was a graduate in Electrical and Electronics from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He started his career with Pakistan Military Academy and received a commission in the electrical and mechanical engineering corps. Later, he was promoted duly to the position of a Brigadier General in Bangladesh Army. He also worked as the Managing Director of Bangladesh Machine Tools Factory. Mr Ahmed had some higher training in the US, Germany and Japan. During his tenure, UCEP Bangladesh activities were extended to all divisional cities of the country. He worked with UCEP Bangladesh for 11 years and retired on December 31, 2013. Then he joined as the Chief Executive Officer of Center for Excellence, Bangladesh Apparel Industries and as an Adviser to The World Bank. Then he joined as the Director (Skills Development Program) of brac.
He left behind a son and a daughter and countless well-wishers.