Jagir Hossain Chowdhury
NRB CIP Association
Jagir Hossain Chowdhury is a NRB from the U.A.E. and a seasoned businessman based out of Ajman. He has been doing business in the UAE for the last 41 years with the primary focus on Bangladeshi food products like frozen fish, dry fish, fresh vegetables, ethnic food and spices amongst others. In addition, the company also imports a variety of products like meat, chicken, seafood, and shrimps from 10 other countries. Jagir Hossain Chowdhury is the founder of Backet Group, a conglomerate with diversified interest and operations with offices and production in various countries like Bangladesh, Myanmar and the UAE.
Backet Foodstuff Trading is one of the leading producer, importer, exporter and distributor of the highest quality FMCG products around the region. Backet also manages a chain of supermarkets and hypermarkets in Sharjah and Ajman with the first branch opening in 1991, and widely popular with the Bangla speaking community here. The trading office and cold storage is located in Backet Head Office Building in Jurf 1, Ajman.
This talented businessman was born on 15th July 1960 in Chattogram to a Muslim family. His father’s name is Late Nurul Alam Chowdhury and mother’s name is Late Rezia Begum, also the name of the charitable foundation initiated in their loving memory. Jagir Hossain Chowdhury lives in the state of Sharjah, with his wife, son and two younger daughters.
Jagir Hossain Chowdhury said – ‘Through Backet Group, my vision is to create long-term relationships and connect with entrepreneurs who have the hunger to grow. The FMCG industry has always witnessed growth and we are poised to meet the demands across the world. I believe in the power of innovation, teamwork and inspiration when put together success becomes a reality.
Jagir Hossain Chowdhury has been honored as the NRB CIP (Commercially Important Person) by the Government of Bangladesh in 2012 for the “Import of Bangladeshi goods”