Consultant's Short Biography

Professional Training:

  • 1.   Trained in Tobacco Taxation in WHO, Geneva, Ankara and Delhi.
  • 2.   Customs Valuation in UK, Philippines.
  • 3.   Drugs in USA, Sri Lanka

Employment Histories

  • 1.   2009 - 2011 [National Board of Revenue, Member, VAT]
  • 2.   2008 - 2009 [National Board of Revenue, Commissiner, VAT, LTU]
  • 3.   2006 - 2008 [National Board of Revenue, Commisioner, Customs Excise and VAT, Chittagong]
  • 4.   2004 - 2006 [National Board of Revenue, Commisioner, Customs Excise and VAT, Rajshahi]
  • 5.   2001 - 2004 [National Board of Revenue, Commisioner, Customs Excise and VAT, Jassore and Khulna
  • 6.   1999 - 2001 [National Board of Revenue, First Secretary
  • 7.   1996 - 1998 [National Board of Revenue, Additional Commissioner, Customs Excise and VAT, Chittagong
  • 8.   1993 - 1996 [National Board of Revenue, Joint Commiossioner, Custom House, Benapol
  • 9.   1985 - 1993 [National Board of Revenue, Deputy Commiossioner/ Assistant Commissioner/ Second Secretary
  • 10.   1982 - 1983 [University of Dhaka, Lecturer, Department of History]

Detailed Tasks Assigned

Name of assignment or project : New VAT Act, 2011
Year : 2011
Location : Dhaka, Bangladesh
Client : NBR
Positions held : Member, VAT
Activities performed : Supervision of new VAT Act drafting as Member, VAT


Name of assignment or project : VAT Policy
Year : 2009 - 2011
Location : Dhaka, Bangladesh
Client : NBR
Main project features : Framing laws, rules and orders regarding VAT
Positions held : Member, VAT
Activities performed : Supervision of overall project


Name of assignment or project : Collection and auditing of revenue
Year : 2004 - 2009
Location : Dhaka, Bangladesh
Client : NBR
Positions held : Commissioner
Activities performed : Supervision of revenue collection, auditing and overall administration of the office


Name of assignment or project : Collection and auditing of revenue
Year : 2001 - 2004
Location : Jassore and Khulna, Bangladesh
Client : NBR
Positions held : Commissioner
Activities performed : Supervision of revenue collection, auditing and overall administration of the office


Year : 1999 - 2001
Location : Dhaka
Client : NBR
Positions held : First Secretary
Activities performed : Framing policy, rules and standing orders regarding customs policy, customs valuation,
            customs bond and international trade


Year : 1996 - 1998
Location : Chittagong
Client : NBR
Positions held : Additional Commissioner
Activities performed : Supervision of revenue collection, audit and administration


Year : 1993 - 1996
Location : Benapole
Client : NBR
Positions held : Joint Commissioner
Activities performed : Supervision of customs revenue collection, anti-smuggling activities and administration.


Year : 1985 - 1993
Location : Bangladesh
Client : NBR
Positions held : Asst. Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner
Activities performed : Supervision of customs revenue collection, anti-smuggling activities and administration.


Abdul Mannan Patwari
Member [Retired], NBR