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Tareq Rahman

Politician from Bangladesh

Tarique Rahman (Bengali: তারেক রহমান ) (also spelled as Tarek Rahman) (born November 20, 1967) is a Bangladeshi politician. He is the Senior Vice Chairperson of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). His nickname is Pino, which is less used by the public than the nickname, Coco, of his younger brother Arafat Rahman. He is also popularly known as Tareq Zia, the reminiscent of his father's main name. Tarique is the elder son of former President of Bangladesh Ziaur Rahman Bir Uttam, one of the key military leaders in the Bangladeshi War of Independence in 1971, and Khaleda Zia, former Prime Minister of Bangladesh. He spent most of his life in DhakaCantonment. Tarique is married to Zubaida Khan, the youngest daughter of Rear Admiral Mahbub Ali Khan, former Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh Navy. Zubaida Rahman is a physician working in the government. Their daughter Zaima Rahman who studies at the International School Dhaka is fourteen years old. Zubaida Rahman is also the first cousin of Irene Khan, the former head of Amnesty International. Since 1988 he worked in the textiles industry, setting up a number of textile mills, notably Dandy Dyeing, and in the water transport sector,  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1967-11-20
Place of birth
Karachi
Nationality
Bangladesh
Parents
Ziaur Rahman, Khaleda Zia, Arafat Rahman
Children
Arafat Rahman
Profession
Politician

Education

Institution From To
University of Dhaka

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