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Mr. Zahir Uddin Ahmed

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Vice Admiral

Company Description: Western Maritime Academy has been duly approved by Department of shipping, Govt. of the People Republic of Bangladesh. It has been established in the year 2012 at...   more

Employment History

  • Chairman
    Western Maritime Academy
  • President
    Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh
  • President
    Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh
  • Vice Admiral
    Naval Staff
  • Chief
    Naval Staff
  • Rear Admiral
    Naval Staff
  • Chief, Vice Admiral
    The Bangladesh Navy
  • Chief of Naval Staff
    The Bangladesh Navy

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow
    Chartered Institute of Management Accountants , London
  • Member of Several Committees
  • Member of Several Committees
    Price Consultative Committee and Company Law Reforms Committee
  • Honorary Lecturer In the Department of Management
    Dhaka University


  • Britannia Royal Naval College
  • US Naval War College
  • Defence Services Command and Staff College
  • Mirpur
  • National Defence College
72 Total References
Web References
.::Western Maritime Academy::., 14 May 2014 [cached]
Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, ndc, psc (Retd) Takes Over as New Chairman of Western Maritime Academy (WMA)
Mr Zahir Uddin Ahmed, ..., 12 April 2014 [cached]
Mr Zahir Uddin Ahmed, FCA Mr Zahir Uddin Ahmed, FCA was the President of ICAB for two terms in 1975-76 and 1981. He has been in the Council of ICAB since its inception. At 46th SAFA Assembly meeting, he was elected as President for the year 2002. r Zahir Uddin Ahmed is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London. He was an honorary lecturer in the Department of Management of Dhaka University for nearly 25 years. r Zahir Uddin Ahmed has served as Member of several committees including the Cost and Price Consultative Committee and Company Law Reforms Committee formed by the Government of Bangladesh. - Press Releases, 19 June 2008 [cached]
This ceremony was also attended by Zahir Uddin Ahmed, President of ICMAB and Md Mamunur Rashid, Member of ICMAB.
::Bangladesh Navy:::About BN, 1 Oct 2012 [cached]
Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, (ND), ndc, psc was born in 1957 at Kapasia under Gazipur District. He joined Bangladesh Navy in 1976 and was commissioned on 01 January 1979 as a graduate from Britannia Royal Naval College, UK with distinction. Admiral Zahir is specialized in Navigation & Direction from Pakistan and First Attack Craft Command & Tactics from China. He is a graduate of Defence Services Command and Staff College, Mirpur and US Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. He is also an alumni of National Defence College, Mirpur.
A successful navigator, Admiral Zahir commanded different types of ships of Bangladesh Navy for almost 14 years during his 20 years of sea service. He successfully commanded the most modern frigate of Bangladesh Navy BNS BANGABANDHU. Besides, he also commanded Naval Bases and served in different important appointments in Naval Headquarters, Armed Forces Division, Fleet and Area Headquarters. He commanded Chittagong Naval Area and BN Fleet as Commodore Commanding Chittagong and Commodore Commanding BN Flotilla respectively. Outside the Navy, he was also appointed as Commandant Marine Academy, Deputy Director General and Director General of Bangladesh Coast Guard.
Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed assumed the duties of Chief of the Naval Staff as Rear Admiral on 29 January 2009 and was promoted to the rank of Vice Admiral on 03 October 2009.
Admiral Zahir is happily married to Begum Shabnam Ahmed and has a closely-knit family with one son Tehzeeb Ahmed and one daughter Irtisha Afnan.
Admiral Zahir is a keen golfer. He likes to read books and magazines during the leisure time.
Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin ..., 5 Mar 2012 [cached]
Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed Chief of the Naval Staff
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