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Admiral M. Farid Habib (Retd)

Admiral M. Farid Habib (Retd)

Chairman, BOT
University of Scholars
Farid Habib was born in 1959 in Kalihati Upazila of Tangail. He joined Bangladesh Navy Academy in 1976 as an officer cadet. He received basic naval training as Midshipman in Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, UK. After completing his training he was commissioned in the Executive Branch in Bangladesh Navy on 1 January 1979. He was commissioned in Bangladesh Navy in 1979. He has been awarded with the highest scouts award 'Silver Tiger' by the President of People's Republic of Bangladesh. He received Commendation from the Chief of Naval Staff for outstanding performance and professional excellence in the Navy. He is also awarded with the highest achievement awards namely 'Bangladesh Navy Medal' and 'Bangladesh Coast Guard Medal' for outstanding contribution in different fields of Navy and Coast Guard. He was appointed as Chief of Staff of the Bangladesh Navy on 20 January 2013 and assumed office on 28 January 2013 . He has been promoted to the rank of Admiral on 17 January 2016. He left office on 27 January 2016. He also performed the duties of Chairman, National Hydrographic Committee, Bangladesh.
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