AHM Mustafa Kamal is a reputed Chartered Accountant who got involved in politics from his student life and had been associated with active student politics. He served his locality as a leading organiser of Awami League during the 6 point movement of 1966, mass upsurge of 1969 and the historic 1970 election period.
In 1996, he became Member of Parliament of Comilla-9 constitutional seat on the Awami League nomination. During this period, he was a Member of the Public Accounts Committee, Board of Investment, Privatisation Commission, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance Ministry and Chittagong University Senate.
Since 2004 he has been included in the Awami League Central Committee. Simultaneously, he has served as the Convener of Comilla District Awami League since 2006. He is currently serving as the Finance and Planning Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League.
Mr Kamal was elected MP for the second time from Comilla -10 seat in 2008 parliament election as an Awami League candidate. He held the post of the Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance Ministry during 2009-2013 period.
He also served as President for the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) (2009 – 2013). During his tenure World Cup Cricket was arranged in Bangladesh in 2011 with worldwide acclamation. The inaugural ceremony of this event (17th February 2011) secured 2nd position in the world ranking.
Mr Kamal had served as the President of International Cricket Council (ICC) from 2014-2015. Earlier, he was the Vice-President of ICC, President of ICC Audit Committee and the President of Asian Cricket Council (ACC).
Mr Kamal was elected the Member of Parliament for the 3rd time contesting from Comilla-10 seat on Awami League nomination in January 5, 2014 election. He was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister of the Government of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh and holding the office of the Ministry of Planning since January 12, 2014.
He is a law graduate, and holds a degree in Commerce and a Masters in Accounting from Dhaka University.