Ministry of Commerce
Mr. Tofail Ahmed, M.P is the honorable minister for the Ministry of Commerce. He is one of the most influential political leaders in the history of Bangladesh and as an ideal follower of the “Father of the Nation” Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. One of the organizers of Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. And acts as one of the chiefs of Bangladesh Liberation Front (Mujib Bahini).
Previously, He was the Minister for Commerce and Industries from 23 june1996 to 28 December, 1999. He Continued as the Minister for Industries upto 2001, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Industry From 2009-2013. He was also Minister for Housing & Public Works and Industries from 21 November, 2013 to 12 January, 2014. Now he is Working as Minister for Commerce Ministry From 12 January, 2014.
He visited many countries of Europe and Asia. He participated in first 2nd and 3rd WTO Ministerial Conference in Singapore, Geneva and Seattle. He was the spokesman and coordinator of LDCs in these conferences. He presided over the LDCs preparatory meeting for WTO conference in Geneva.