Today (Friday) is the 9th death anniversary of MA Samad, founder of Bangladesh General Insurance Company Ltd (BGIC). After his retirement as Managing Director of Jiban Bima Corporation, he established BGIC, the first Insurance Company in privet sector after country's liberation war.
Moreover, he was the founder director of Bangladesh Insurance Academy and former chairman of Bangladesh Insurance Association. Samad wrote two books in Bengali-one on 'Life Insurance' and another on 'General Insurance'.
He was an enlisted International Expert in the Technical Assistance Program on Trade and Development of the United Nations. Samad visited most of the insurance training institutions in UK and USA under UNDP fellowship program.