Musa Bin Shamsher
Musa Bin Shamsher
Dr. Moosa Bin Shamsher is a Bangladeshi business mogul who is often credited as the father of the Manpower Export industry in Bangladesh, and has also achieved notoriety for purportedly being a prominent name in the international weapons industry during the 1970s and the 1980s. He is renowned for his largess and his philanthropic activities.
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    FORTIES
  • 1997
    Age 46
    During the UK 1997 general election it was reported that Dr. Moosa offered the Labour Party and Tony Blair ₤5 million as campaign donation.
    More Details Hide Details Although the party declined the donation the offer itself received a lot of media attention. He is married to Kaniz Fatema Chowdhury (housewife) and they have three children Nancy Zahara, Bobby Hajjaj and Zubi Bin Moosa (Shumie's Husband). His only daughter Nancy Zahara received her education from University of Texas at Austin and is now married to Sheikh Fazle Fahim, an eminent businessman, and a scion of the celebrated Sheikh family (grandson of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman). His eldest son Bobby Hajjaj is an Oxford scholar, and works as a business strategy consultant and also lectures in various universities on the topic; he is also a famed newspaper columnist. Bobby is married to Barrister Rashna Imam who is also an Oxford scholar and a leading young corporate lawyer in Bangladesh; she was previously engaged at Baker & McKenzie, London office, in cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1974
    Age 23
    Dr. Moosa entered into commerce at a very young age, soon after the birth of Bangladesh as a new independent nation. He established the first enterprise of the DATCO conglomerate in 1974, with commodity trading under the auspices of the then socialist government of the Awami League.Fayaz
    More Details Hide Details Mr. Shamsher was under investigation by local authorities for fraud and kidnappings. Mr. Shamsher was found not guilty on these charges. His company worked as one of the first operators to export skilled and unskilled labor from Bangladesh. His rich network of contacts and relationships with key decision makers in the Middle East, including reigning members of royal families, helped establish the DATCO brand as one of the leading companies in Bangladesh's nascent manpower sector. His company is still noted as one of the premier manpower exporters in the country. DATCO also works with operators in other countries to source skilled and unskilled labor for various parts of the world. DATCO is a primarily engaged in the export of labour in the form of migrant rural farmers from Bangladesh to the booming construction industries in the Middle East.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1950
    Born
    Born on October 15, 1950.
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