NDC COMMANDANT

National Defence College

 Lieutenant General Sheikh Mamun Khaled, SUP, rcds, psc, PhD

Lieutenant General Sheikh Mamun Khaled, SUP, rcds, psc, PhD was born in 1962 and was commissioned in Bangladesh Army on 27th December 1981. Later, he successfully attained his military training in various institutions in home and abroad. His overseas training includes Signal Officer's Advance Course in Fort Gordon, Georgia, USA, EIPC
from Naval Post Graduate Academy, California, USA, Transnational Security Cooperation Workshop at Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies in Hawaii, USA and RCDS from Royal College of Defence Studies, London.

Lieutenant General Mamun Khaled made a distinguished stand in Bangladesh Army as he continued to pursue his military career in various capacities at Units, Training Institutions, Organizations and Army Headquarters. Amongst those, worth mentioning are Instructor at Military Intelligence School, Staff Officer at DGFI, Army Headquarters,
Brigade HQ, Colonel Staff of an Infantry Division, Commandant of the School of Military Intelligence, Area Commander Logistic Area and Director General of DGFI. Prior to assuming as the Commandant, National Defence College of Bangladesh, he was also commandant of Bangladesh Ordnance Factories and Vice Chancellor of Bangladesh
University of Professionals. The General also served with significant contribution in the UN Protection Force (UNPROFOR) in Bosnia and UN Mission in Sierra Leon (UNAMSIL).

As a Knowledge seeking military leader, Lieutenant General Mamun Khaled completed his Masters in Defense Studies from the National University, securing 1st class. He also accomplished three separate Master in Business Administration degrees from Military Institute of Science and Technology, Royal Roads University, Canada and Dhaka University respectively. He has also completed his MA in International Security and Strategy Award from Kings College London. He has got 1st PhD degree from BUP with excellent result. He is presently doing his another PhD in the department of
"Government and Politics" at Jahangir Nagar University on Visionary Leadership. He got "Sena Utkorsho Padok" from Bangladesh Army for achieving 1st position thrice in Army level courses.

His overseas visit profile includes as many as 37 countries i.e., Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Netherland, Sierra Leon, Switzerland, UK, USA, Singapore and Thailand while traveling in many other countries of Africa, Middle East, South Asia and South East Asia.

Lieutenant General Mamun Khaled is married to Begum Nigar Sultana Khaled and proud father of two daughters. He is an avid reader having keen interest in music and golf during his leisure.

At present he is the Commandant of National Defence College of Bangladesh.