Rear Admiral M Makbul Hossain, (TAS), ndu, psc

Director General, Bangladesh Coast Guard, Bangladesh

Rear Admiral Mohammad Makbul Hossain, (TAS), ndu, psc, was born in a respectable Muslim family of Tangail District in 1961. Admiral Makbul Joined Bangladesh Navy as an Officer Cadet in Jan 1979 and completed his UT Officer/Basic Course of 5 years duration from Marshal Tito Naval Academy, Split, Yugoslavia. He was commissioned on 01 Aug 1981 in Executive Branch of Bangladesh Navy.

Admiral Makbul attended various courses both at home and abroad. He did specialisation on Anti-Submarine Warfare from India in 1990 and graduated from Defence Service Command and Staff College, Mirpur, Dhaka in 1994. He completed Defence and Strategic Studies Course from NDU of China in 2012. Admiral Makbul also did Officer’s Weapon and Junior Officer’s Tactics Course (OW & JTC) in SI&T, Sylhet, Deputy President Course, C++ programming course and also did Crisis Management Course in Hawaii, USA and Transnational Counter Terrorism Course in Washington DC, USA. He obtained MDS (Master in Defence Studies) from National University, Gazipur, Bangladesh. During his long & illustrious career in Bangladesh Navy, Admiral Makbul commanded Frigate, Large Patrol Craft, Minesweeper, Patrol Craft, Fast Attack Craft’ Squadrons (both Missile and Torpedo squadrons) and also commanded all Major Bases of Bangladesh Navy. Beside these, he has served as Principal of Marine Fisheries Academy, Director in NHQ and Director in DGFI and his last appointment was Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel). Rear Admiral Makbul also performed the duties of COMCHIT, COMSWADS and Administrative Authority Dhaka. He is presently serving as Director General of Bangladesh Coast Guard.

Rear Admiral Makbul is happily married and blessed with one son & one daughter. He is a keen golfer.