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Md. Lutfor Rahman
Commissioner (Customs & VAT)
Government of The Peoples Republic of Bangladesh

Md. Lutfor Rahman joined Bangladesh Civil Service as Assistant Commissioner of Customs in the year 1988. Since then, he worked in diverse areas including revenue collection, customs fraud, anti smuggling program, prevent commercial fraud etc. He worked as Deputy Commissioner of the Customs House to implement the Export and Import policy of the country. He was also involved in policy formulation and implementation in Customs Administration. In Chittagong, he worked as Deputy Director, Customs, Excise and VAT Training Academy to monitor and formulate training program for the new entrants. During his job tenure in CAM-1 project as Training In-charge financed by the World Bank on lien from the National Board of Revenue, he worked to develop and formulate international standard and acceptable Customs declaration according to UN layout plan. Between September 2001 and January 2004, he was posted at ICD custom station under Customs House Dhaka, and looking after, among others, ASYCUDA ++ system, supervising import and export including Garment bonded warehouse. He was made First Secretary (Customs) of National Board of Revenue in January 2004 with responsibility to help Customs policy making and coordinate budget activities of the country.

Mr Rahman attended many trainings namely modern system of application of customs regulations under Singapore Co-operation program, VAT management in UK Customs, Risk assessment, profiling, and targeting organized by World Customs Organization in Manila.

Prior to his present designation, he carried out his responsibilities as Additional Commissioner of Customs at Custom House Dhaka & In-charge of Zia International Airport, Commissioner of customs at Appeal Commissionerate, Dhaka, Custom House Chittagong, Director General at DEDO office, Dhaka.

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