Md. Sohorab Hossain a career civil servant has been working as Secretary in the Secondary and Higher Education Division of Ministry of Education since November 2016. Earlier he was the Secretary of Ministry of Education and Rector (Secretary to the
Government) of Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Academy. Before, this he served in different important capacities of the government. During his career, he was posted in different regions of the country with key responsibilities in field level
administration. He is well known and recognized for his honesty, capability and sincerity. He did his Bachelors and Masters in Bangali Language and Literature from the University of Dhaka. His area of specialization covers from administrative management, development of public services to formulation of education policy and quality implementation.
As the current Secretary General of Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO, Mr Hossain is also a Member to ISESCO Executive Council. He has been imparting his prudent support to the University of Dhaka, JahangirNagar University,
National University, Islamic University of Technology (IUT), a Subsidiary organ of OIC, International Women University Bangladesh (IWUB ) as an honorable member of syndicate. Besides, he has been leading the board of directors and board of governing body of more than 30 educational institutions. He is the chairman of Bangldesh National Curriculum Coordination Committee and Life Member of Bangla Academy.
He travelled more than 40 countries of the world, importantly, Australia, Azerbaijan, Japan, France, India, Italy, Netherland, Spain, Scotland, USA, UK, Russia, Morocco, KSA and so on and represented Bangladesh in a good number of seminars,
conference and workshops during his professional career. In his personal life he is married and blessed with a daughter. His wife, Mrs Mahmuda Yasmin Ph.D. is a Professor of Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka.