Board of Directors
Md. Abdul Jalil, M.P
Mr. Md. Abdul Jalil, M.P, was born on January 21, 1941 in a respectable Muslim family at Naogaon. He had his schooling in the local educational institutions and fi nally got admitted into Dhaka University in the year 1960 and obtained B.A (Hons.) in Political Science in 1963 and got his Master Degree in the year 1964. He went to London to study Law. While studying Bar-at-law in Lincons Inn, London, he came back to the country at the call of Bangabandhu Sk.Mujibur Rahman, father of the nation and took part in the independent movement and liberation war of Bangladesh.

On returning home he joined his family’s jute trade at Naogaon. He is associated with his business companies M/s. Jalil Traders and M/s Fayez Uddin Cold Storage Ltd. - one of the largest cold storage facilities in North Bengal.

Apart from being a businessman of repute he is also a prominent personality in Bangladesh. He was the General Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League.

He visited many countries of the world representing Bangladesh, Mercantile Bank as well as in individual capacities. He has notable contributions in the socioeconomic development of the country and founded many organizations relating to Education, Culture, Sports, etc.

Mr. Jalil was the Commerce Minister in the previous government during 1996-2001 and contributed substantially in formulating trade and commercial policies of the country.

He founded Mercantile Bank Limited on 02 June 1999 and since inception he is the founder Chairman of the Board of Directors.