Welcome to the website of Federation of Bangladeshi Associations in North America FOBANA®, is a non-profit, non-political and non-discriminatory, IRS 501c(3) tax-exempt (Tax ID 26-1747615) organization. Year of establishment 1987. This organization of Bangladeshi Associations has been recognized as an umbrella, where Bangladeshi Americans gather to celebrate their success and introduce their vibrant culture to this multicultural country. Since its inception in 1987, FOBANA® has been working tirelessly in this land far away from our ancestral homeland to keep our indigenous culture and commence it to our next generation growing in the United States and Canada. That is not all; FOBANA® has recently received appreciation for its work to assimilate our people with the mainstream of North American people and culture. Those of us who are working in spite of all obstacles in different communities all over the continent are getting recognition from our organization. In other words, FOBANA® is a symbol of our hope and aspiration and a unifying force for bringing our communities together and for moving it in forward direction.

FOBANA Bangladesh Liaison Committee Members

It is our pleasure to announce the names FOBANA Bangladesh Liaison Committee members for the term 2015-2016. 

The following are the members of the committee this year.

M. Mowla Dilu, Chairperson
Nazneen Ferdousi, Co-Chair, Head of Communications, UNDP
Syed Badrul Ahsan
Hasan Masood 
Shiffat Shahriar
Anisul Kabir Jasir 
Mahfuzur Rahman Palash 

FOBANA Media & Public Awareness Committee

It is our pleasure to announce the names FOBANA Media & Public Awareness Committee members for the term 2015-2016. 

The following are the members of the committee this year.

Azadul Haq, Chairperson
Iqbal Bahar Chowdhury, Adviser, (Ex Bureau Chief, VOA Bangla, Washington, DC)
Abir Alamgir, NTV
Rumi Kabir, Altanta Bureau Chief , Khabor dot com
Omar Ali, Executive Editor, NRB News 24 dot com
Anwarul Karim Raju, Journalist, General Secretary, (South Asian Media Correspondents Association, Bangladesh Chapter)
Shihab Uddin, Regional Manager, IPVision, Canada
Shamsur Rahman, CEO, Live2Web.tv
Niaz Muhaimen, Los Angeles
Dewan Maniruzzaman, Montreal
Dewan Bojlu Chowdhury, Director, Live2Web.tv, New York
Russel Khan, Editor, Manchitro News

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Executive Committee (2015-16)

Nahid Chowdhury Mamun
Hawthorne, NJ
(973) 238-9667

Mohamed Alamgir
Washington, DC

(703) 626-5814

Executive Secretary
Azadul Haq
Houston, Texas, USA

Joint Executive Secretary
M Mowla Dilu

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
(770) 912-9169

Shah Haleem
Houston, Texas, USA

Outstanding Member
Duke Khan
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Outstanding Member
Bedarul Islam Babla

New York, USA
(917) 858-8887

Outstanding Member
Zakaria Chowdhury

New York, USA
(646) 226-7144

Outstanding Member
Mir Chowdhury

New Jersey, USA
(973) 493-3898

Outstanding Member
(Atiquer Rahman
(954) 818-2970

Outstanding Member
(Rabiul Karim Belal)
(316) 393-0920

Outstanding Member
Jashim Uddin
Atlanta, GA

(770) 882-1293

Executive Organization Members

Bangladesh Association
of Greater Washington DC
(571) 237-5469

Bangladesh Association of Florida
(M Rahman Jahir)

(561)- 876-2255

Bangladesh Association
of America Inc. (BAAI)
(Dr. Anwarul Karim

Bangladesh Association
of Houston (BAH)
(Dr. Rafiq Khan

Bangladesh Association
of Georgia Inc., (BAGI
(Arif Ahmed

Bangladesh Association
for Greater Kansas City (BAGKC)
(Rehan Reza)
(785) 554-0586

Bangladesh Association
of New Jersey
(Golam Faruque Bhuyian)


Bangladesh Association
of North Texas
(Hashmat Mobin)

Bangladesh Community
of Greater Chicago 
(Khaled Ahmed Rouf)

Bangladesh Community
of Los Angeles 
(Masud Rob Chowdhury


Bangladeshi Expatriate
Society of Texas (BEST) 
(Maya Nehal


Drama Circle (New York) 
(Abir Alamgir)

(347) 724-9518

Texas Bengali
Cultural Alliance (TBCA)
(Dr. Ahsan Chowdhury)
Austin, TX


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