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 Announces Committees

Name of Committee     Chairperson
Constitution and Procedure Review Committee Musharraf Hussain (DC)
Legal Committee Mohamed Alamgir (DC)
Unification Committee Mir Chowdhury (NJ) 
Media and Public Awareness      Azadul Haq (TX)    
Business & Investment Committee    Rabiul Karim Belal (KS)
Budget and Finance Committee         Shah Haleem (TX)
Youth Forum Committee       Babul Hai (FL)
Health & Wellness Committee   Nahid Chowdhury Mamun (NJ)  
Social Networking Committee   Syed Belal (CA)
Newsletter Committee  Zahid Hossain (CA) 
Bangladesh Liaison Committee M Mowla Dilu (GA) 
Seminar Committee  Hashmat Mobin (TX) 
Cultural Committee  Rehan Reza (KS)
Alumni Committee  Mahbub Rahim (AZ)   
Membership Verification Committee Jashim Uddin (GA)   
Mainstream Liaison Committee  Dr. Ahsan Chowdhury (TX)
Awards and Guest Selection Committee Atiquer Rahman (FL)
Scholarship Committee Rehan Reza (KS)

FOBANA Releases Newsletter

It is our privilege to release the first ever FOBANA Newsletter on the 42nd Victory Day of Bangladesh. We dedicate this issue to the martyrs of 1952, 1971 and all the freedom fighters of Bangladesh. Please share the link in your Facebook page. Without your active support we can't succeed. Your cooperation is highly appreciated. http://www.fobanaonline.com/files/2013_Issue1-1.pdf (copy the above link in your browser)

Azadul Haq,
Chairperson FOBANA Newsletter Committee

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Executive Committee (2014-15)

Duke Khan
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Vice Chairperson
Qudrot E Khuda

Executive Secretary
Azadul Haq
Houston, Texas, USA

Joint Executive Secretary
Dr. Ahsan Chowdhury
Austin, TX

Shah Haleem
Houston, TX, USA

Outstanding Member
Mahmud Musharraf Hussain
Potomac, MD

(301) 272-5758

Outstanding Member
Dr. Zainul Abedin
Los Angeles, CA

(818) 284-9018

Outstanding Member
Belal Mustafa Syed
Los Anleges, CA

(310) 733-7719

Outstanding Member
Hashmat Mobin
Dallas, TX

(972) 935-4750

Outstanding Member
Jashim Uddin
Atlanta, GA

(770) 882-1293

Outstanding Member
Mohamed Alamgir
Washington, DC

(703) 626-5814

Outstanding Member
Nahid Chowdhury Mamoon
Hawthorne, NJ

(973) 238-9667

Executive Organization Members

Atlanta Cultural Society
(M Mowla Dilu
(770) 912-9169

Bangladesh Academy of Los Angeles
(Zahid Hossain

Bangladesh American Foundation of Central Florida
(Babul Hai)

(321) 945-4741

Bangladesh Association of Florida
(Mohamed Emran

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

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

Bangladesh Association of New Jersey
(Golam Faruque Bhuyian)


Bangladesh Association of North Texas
(Dr. Abul Kalam

Bangladesh Community of Greater Chicagoland
(Rubel Chowdhury

Bangladesh Foundation of Florida
(Atiquer Rahman
(954) 818-2970

Bangladesh League of America
(Bedarul Islam Babla)

(917) 858-8887

Mid Continent Bangladesh Association
(Rabiul Karim Belal)
(316) 393-0920

Abdus_Sattar_web.jpg Ora Egaro Jon
(Dr. Abdus Sattar)
(703) 627-8518


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