By: Reitumetse Mahloane

The unity between countries is a very significant matter as it symbolizes the willingness to work together and pursue a common goal, to succeed in achieving prosperity and global peace.

The newly founded organization, the Bangladesh Welfare Association of Lesotho(BWAL), which was set up in February 2024, intends to strengthen cultural ties between the Bangladeshi community and Lesotho. This initiative is predetermined to create a supportive community for Bangladeshi people staying in Lesotho, where they can thrive and achieve their full potential by building a friendship with the local Basotho community. The concept is also meant to support the Bangladeshi people in Lesotho, help them integrate and succeed in their new environment. Again, to have understanding and acceptance among the Basotho community and to build a better future for themselves and their families. The purpose of this association is to promote Unity, Cooperation and the welfare of the Bangladeshi community in Lesotho and to provide a platform for social, culture and charitable activities.

The Bangladesh Welfare Association of Lesotho presents its Executive committee members as follows:

The President

 Dr. Mirazur Rahman

Consultant Radiologist, Ministry of Health, Lesotho since 1997.

MBBS; DMRD, Dhaka University.

Certificate Course in Management Development in Health planning (Dhaka University), 1982.

Certificate Course in Radiation Protection under IAEA, Athens in 2010.

General Secretary

 Engr. Md Abdullah-Al-Hussain

Chief Executive Officer-CEO of HS Construction Company(Pty) Ltd & ABK Consulting Engineering, Lesotho.

MBA, BSc in Civil Engineering from Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh.


Syed Monjurul Alam

Currently working as, a General Manager in a local IT Company Atlantic Hi-Tech.

MA. (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh).

Joint Secretary

Dr. Sha Mohammed Abdul Hadi

Medical officer, Accident and Emergency Department, Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital.

MBBS from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

Organizing Secretary

Mazher Ali

Senior Radiographer QMMH, Staying in Lesotho for the last 15 years.

Post-graduate diploma (HIV management) Stellenbosch University, South-Africa.

BSc, MSc Dhaka college, Bangladesh.

Diploma in Radiography (Institute of health Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh).

Mass Communication Secretary

Mr. SM Shaidi Shahzahan

Senior Radiographer, Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital.

BSc in Radiography, NIMS University, Jaypur, India.

Office Secretary

Kamrul Islam

Radiographer Filter clinics, Ministry of Health, Lesotho.

Diploma in Radiography (AIMS College, Dhaka).

BSc (Math), National University, Bangladesh.


Nazim Uddin

Director of Nasa Enterprise (Pty)Ltd, Maseru 100, Lesotho.

Studied at Bhangura Union High School and Haji Jamal Uddin Degree College.

Profession: Business since 2005.

Cultural Secretary

Dr. Mobashshar Hassan

Currently working as, a Palliative Care Lead Physician in Senkatana Cancer clinic, Ministry of Health, Lesotho.

A poet and a cultural activist at international level as the Coordinator of Bangladesh poetry corner of Lesotho.

MBBS (University of Cape Town, RSA).

Trained in Medical Oncology (Apollo Cancer Research Institute, Delhi, India).

Post Graduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine (University of Cape Town, RSA).

Advisor 1

Major (retd) Dr. S M SARWAR

Consultant ENT, Ministry of Health, Lesotho.


Diploma in Anesthesiology (Bangladesh Army Medical Corpse)

Advisor 2

Engr. Romjan Ali Mondol

Working as a Contact Manager in Unik Construction Engineering since 2008.

BSc in Agriculture Engineering & MS in Farm Power & Machinery (Bangladesh Agriculture University).

Advisor 3

Mr. Altab Hossain

Director of Japan Auto Electronics (Pty)Ltd, Maseru 100, Lesotho.

Studied at Bhangura Union High school and Haji Jamal Uddin Degree College.

Dhaka Technical College.

Profession: Business since 1998.