Ahsan Habib Khan

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Ahsan Habib Khan
Election Commissioner of Bangladesh
Assumed office
26 February 2022
PresidentAbdul Hamid
Prime MinisterSheikh Hasina
Personal details
Military service
Allegiance Bangladesh
Branch/service Bangladesh Army
Years of service1980-2013
RankBangladesh-army-OF-6 Brigadier General
UnitCorps of Signals
  • Director General of BNCC
  • Commander of 86th Independent Signals Brigade
  • Deputy Director General of BTRC
  • Station Commander, Chittagong

Ahsan Habib Khan is a Bangladeshi retired Bangladesh Army Brigadier General and one of the four incumbent Election Commissioners of Bangladesh.[1] After retiring from the army, he served as vice-chairman of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC).


Khan retired from Bangladesh Army in 2013 with the rank of Brigadier General.[1] During his military career, he served as the Director General of the Spectrum Division of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission.[1]

From 2014 to 2017, Khan was the Vice-Chairperson of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission.[2][3][4] During his tenure the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission cracked down on usage of illegally imported cell phones.[5]

Bangladesh Tariqat Federation proposed his name to selection committee for the Election Commission.[6] On 26 February 2022, Khan was appointed an Election Commissioner.[7]

He also served as Director General (DG) of bangladesh National Cadet Corp (BNCC) from 02 jan 2005 to 30 sep 2007.


  1. ^ a b c "Kazi Habibul Awal, a law professor and former secretary, is the new chief of Election Commission". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  2. ^ "BTRC hands over licence to Robi | Independent". m.theindependentbd.com. Retrieved 2022-02-27.
  3. ^ "BTRC gets new vice-chairman". banglanews24.com (in Bengali). 2014-08-27. Retrieved 2022-02-27.
  4. ^ Staff Correspondent (2022-02-27). "Kazi Awal at the EC helm". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2022-02-27.
  5. ^ "BTRC cracks down on illegally imported mobile phone sets". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 2022-02-27.
  6. ^ Bhattacharjee, Partha Pratim (2022-02-13). "What is up Tariqat's sleeve this time?". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2022-02-27.
  7. ^ "President forms EC with ex-senior secretary Habibul Awal as CEC". RTV Online. Retrieved 2022-02-27.