Fazle Hasan Abed retires as Brac chairperson

Founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed has retired as chairperson of BRAC, said to be the world’s largest non-government development organisation, but will have a titular role as chairperson emeritus.

Seven other members of the NGO’s board of governors have also been replaced, according to decisions announced at a dinner at Brac Centre Tuesday night, reports bdnews24.com

Hossain Zillur Rahman, who served as an adviser in the military-controlled caretaker government for 11 months in 2008, was named as new chair of Brac Bangladesh board.

Changes were also announced for Brac International board.