Top Ten Corrupt People in Bangladesh
Being a poverty stricken country, in Bangladesh, the ratio of rich people to poor people is quite unreal.
Meagre economy and low GDP have made people of Bangladesh struggle a lot financially.
Yet, the number of millionaires overwhelms the reality of economic condition of Bangladesh! The top 10 richest Bangladeshi people and their asset info are stated below:
1. Musa Bin Shamser, the richest immigration prince of Dhaka
Musa is known as Prince Musa in Bangladesh. He lives in a lavish bungalow in the capital city of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2. Tarek Rahman, the richest political leader
The Vice Chairman of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Tarek Rahman owns 1.5 billion dollars. Much of his wealth had been achieved from the business established by his father, Ziaur Rahman, the former president of Bangladesh. His mother, Begum Khaleda Zia is an ex-Prime Minister of Bangladesh and the Chairman of Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
Tarek Rahman is said to earn money by corruption done during his mother’s tenure, as the then Prime Minister. He was charged by Anti-Corruption Cell for his huge wealth. He is currently living in the UK.
3. Sajeeb Wazed Joy, the richest grandson of the nation
The grandson of the Father of Nation, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the son of the current Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Sajeeb Wazed Joy is a billionaire in Bangladesh. The total amount of his rich is 1 billion dollars. Although he is not active in politics, his vast wealth is an absolute controversial question.
Sajeeb Wazed Joy is educated in the USA. He is the dream leader of the slogan “Digital Bangladesh”.
4. Sayeed Abul Hossain, the richest Member of Parliament
The founder of SAHCO International Limited and the Member of Parliament of Bangladesh Government, Sayeed Abul Hossain is the richest person in the parliament of Bangladesh. His net wealth is 1 billion dollars. SAHCO International Limited deals with the foreign investors who fund in Bangladesh.
Sayeed Abul Hossain’s wealth faced a quick progress after he joined politics.
5. Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, the founder of Bashundhara Group
The industrialist and the fundamental business person, Ahmed Akbar Sobhan owns 500 million dollars. He is a pioneer among the local business entrepreneurs.
Bashundhara Group of Ahmed Akbar Sobhan has contributed vastly in the country’s economy. Many job opportunities have been produced from his enterprises.
6. Dr. Mahiuddin Khan Alamgir, the millionaire minister
The minister of the Ministry of Home Affairs and an eminent economist, Dr. Mahiuddin Khan Alamgir is said to be the richest minister in Bangladesh. His total financial statement is of 400 million dollars. Much of his wealth was earned when his party formed government in Bangladesh.
Dr. Mahiuddin Khan Alamgir is a scandalous political person in Bangladesh. His source of income is too questionable.
7. Giasuddin Mamun, the richest timber businessman
The person who has received the most political favor in Bangladesh is Giasuddin Mamun. Using the political biases, he made 400 million of dollars. He had an alliance with Tarek Rahman, the Vice President of Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
Giasuddin Mamun used his political favor to take loans from financial organizations at low interest or no interest at all. He made money from a lot of business sources which were guided directly by then government of Bangladesh.
8. Salman F. Rahman, the BEXIMCO Group mogul
The Chairman of renowned BEXIMCO Group, Salman F. Rahman annually receives a turnover of 300 million dollars from the various companies under BEXIMCO Group. He is a very popular businessman in Bangladesh.
Salman F. Rahman is renowned for his chain business companies. His businesses range from IT to Agriculture including many other top companies in Bangladesh
9. Ragib Ali, the richest tea gardener
Ragib Ali is an outstanding businessman of Bangladesh who earned a lot of wealth from tea industry. His earned amount is 250 million dollars. He is the most famous industrialist in Bangladesh.
Ragib Ali is the Chairman of Southeast Bank Limited, Bangladesh. His contribution to the local industry and economy is remarkable.
10. Iqbal Ahmed, the richest caterer from Sylhet
Shrimp & frozen food industry has earned Iqbal Ahmed 250 million dollars so far. He is the owner of SEAMARK and IBCO, the two remarkable sea food processing companies in Bangladesh.
Iqbal Ahmed’s businesses emerged from Sylhet city. He is globally renowned for his sea food processing industries. His industry has a big marketplace in abroad.