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Picture this assignment about Mr. Jasim Ahmed O.B.E

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S: My Inspirational Hero By Samina Elahi

BC: The End

FC: Presented by Samina Elahi | Jasim Ahmed OBE My Brother-in-law

1: His life was not stereotyped. When he was 13 years old, his father passed away. At that early age he took the responsibilities of his family.

2: It was a large family with 7 siblings. While boys of his age were still enjoying their teens, he had the burden of responsibility to provide the support and stewardship to his family.

4: He helped his mother run the family transportation business while attending high school.

5: He had to overcome many obstacles to succeed in his studies.

6: Unlike others , he did not break down or skip school; he was focused in life to get a good education.

7: He completed high school with distinction and received scholarship.

8: He Joined MC College at Sylhet. It was far from home so he lived in the college hostel.

9: He had to save money from his scholarship to support his family.

10: On completion of college, he joined `Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology ' to study Civil Engineering.

12: In 1972 he received a scholarship from Dutch government to do post graduate studies at Delft university

14: After graduating, he moved to UK and joined Halcrow: a civil engineering company.

15: He worked for Halcrow for 30 years.

16: He was the Regional Managing Director for Asia 16 years

17: During this time, he was involved in some of the biggest civil engineering projects in Asia:such as Airports(Kualalumpur),Bridges(Jamuna Bridge.)etc.

18: As a recognition for his distinguish service in the infrastructure development in the Region, he was honored with an OBE by her majesty the Queen Elizabeth II.

20: He never takes pride of his success; instead, he gives all the credit for his success to his wife Tarefa Ahmed with whom he is happily married for forty years.

21: He is not only successful in his education or professional careerer, he is also a very successful father and husband.

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  • Title: Picture this assignment about Mr. Jasim Ahmed O.B.E
  • My Brother-in-Law is an OBE, his life is not a stereotype. I am sharing inspirational journey of his life.
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