Md. Abdul Halim, former secretary of the industries ministry on Tuesday joined the securities regulator as a commissioner.
Mr. Halim has joined the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange (BSEC) following a gazette notification, issued by the ministry of finance (MoF), on his appointment for four years from the date of joining.
Mr. Halim served the industries ministry till May 26 as secretary. Before serving the industries ministry, he was the director general of governance innovation unit at the Prime Minister's Office.
The commission at the securities regulator has now been fulfilled through his appointment.
The commission is comprised of the BSEC chairman and four commissioners.
The government has reformed the commission following the expiry of the tenures of immediate past chairman Prof. M. KhairulHossain and two commissioners Prof. HelalUddinNizami and Prof. Swapan Kumar Bala.
Prof. ShibliRubayatUl Islam, a professor of banking and insurance department at Dhaka University (DU), joined the BSEC as chairman on May 17.
Later, Dr. Sheikh Shamsuddin Ahmed, a professor of finance at DU, and Dr. MizanurRahman, a professor of accounting and information systems at DU, joined the BSEC as commissioner on May 20.