Mr. Tofael Ahmed MP was born in Bhola, an instand district situated at southern western part of Bangladesh.on 22nd octobor 1947.Late Moulovi Azhar Ali is his father and Late Alhaj Fatema Khanam is his mother.
He is one of the most influential political leaders in the history of Bangladesh and as an ideal follower of the “Father of the Nation” Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. One of the organizers of Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. And acts as one of the chiefs of Bangladesh Liberation Front (Mujib Bahini).
He is a veteran Parliamentarian and earned love and respect of Parliament Members and people from all walks of life for his speeches in parliamentary debate on various national issues.
He was the Minister for Commerce and Industries from 23 june1996 to 28 December, 1999. He Continued as the Minister for Industries upto 2001, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Industry From 2009-2013. He was also Minister for Housing & Public Works and Industries from 21 November, 2013 to 12 January, 2014. Now he is Working as Minister for Commerce Ministry From 12 January, 2014.