Ministry of Education, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Nurul Islam Nahid is a Bangladeshi politician. He served as the Secretary of the Executive Committee on Education and Human Resources Development of the Bangladesh Awami League. After the Awami League won the December 2008 election, he was appointed Minister of Education of Bangladesh.Nurul Islam Nahid was born in Beanibazar in Sylhet on July 5, 1945. Nahid's political career began at the time of the agitation against Ayub Khan. He was active in the student movements against military rule in Pakistan and the mass upsurge of 1969, and was an organizer of the guerrilla unit of the Chatra Union in War of Liberation of Bangladesh.