Dr S M Ashiquzzaman – a professor of economics at Dhaka University and an industrialist is the man of this passion for travel. He worked as research and teaching fellow under various distinguished professors at Harvard University.
Dr. Ashiq has been a faculty member at the department of economics, University of Dhaka since 1994. He has been Managing Director of Ahad Jute Mills Ltd, Ahad Jute Spinners Ltd, Ahad Cement Factory Ltd, Ahad Fertilizer and Chairman – shurjoMukhi Limited.
He has traveled extensively around the world for both business and pleasure; visited more than 235 countries and territories; learnt about different peoples, cultures, economies and governments.