Mir Sajjad Hossain

Advisor, Water Resources Management
Contact No.: 01751944061
Email: msajjad54@gmail.com

Career Summary

Mr. Sajjad Hossain has worked in the water resources sector for about 39 years. He worked in Bangladesh Water Development Board, Joint Rivers Commission (JRC) Bangladesh, prior to joining CEGIS. The noteworthy involvements were in the Teesta Barrage Project, Greater Dhaka City Flood Control Project and Sirajganj Hard Point related to Brahmaputra Right Bank Protection Project. He spent the major part of his career in JRC, Bangladesh. Mr. Hossain led JRC, Bangladesh as a Member for about 9 (nine) years and in this capacity he led the Bangladesh side of the Technical Committee of the JRC regarding Transboundary River issues with India and Nepal. He has visited a number of countries for participating in the trainings, workshops, seminars and dialogues. Water Diplomacy Workshop in Boston, USA, Joint Learning on International Waters in Washington, and 6th Annual International Law and Transboundary Freshwater Workshop in the University of Dundee, Abu Dhabi, Dialogue on Water Cooperation in South Asia supported by the World Bank, Meetings of the Parties to the UNECE on Water Convention are just a few to mention from the list of such achievements.

Mir Hossain joined CEGIS in February 2016 as Advisor, Transboundary Water Resources Management.



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