Additional Secretary Dr Bikarna Kumar Ghosh has taken charge as managing director (MD) of Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority (BHTPA) aimed at attracting investment in technology sector.
The government has appointed Dr Bikarna Kumar for the new position as the current Managing Director Hosne Ara Begum completed her extended tenure on May 31, according to the notification of Ministry of Public Administration.After completing Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from Rajshahi Medical College, Dr Bikarna joined administration as an assistant commissioner in 1993.
He also completed courses from University of New South Wales, National University of Singapore and Stanford University, USA.
The BHTPA officials welcomed the new boss through a reception at ICT Division at Agargaon in the capital on Tuesday.
BHTPA formal Managing Director Hosne Ara Begum, Directors ANM Safiqul Islam and Syed Zahurul Islam were present at the meeting.