Mafruha Sultana, Vice Chairman (CEO), Export Promotion Bureau, is an Additional Secretary to the Govt. of Bangladesh. She was born in 05th April 1959 in the district of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
She joined Bangladesh Civil Service (Administration) in 21st January 1986 and served in different Ministries, Districts and Upazilla level in different posts. These are: Economic Relation Division, Ministry of Post & Telecommunications, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Ministry of Hill Tracts Affairs, Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare & Overseas Employment and Ministry of Commerce. She was last posted as Director General of Export Promotion Bureau from 15th May, 2014 to 13th January, 2016.
As the CEO of Export Promotion Bureau (EPB)- the national export promotion agency of Bangladesh, her responsibilities include (i) controlling and supervision of overall management of the entire EPB, (ii) providing assistance to the administrative Ministry on technical matters and on formulation and implementation of policies concerning export of the country, (iii) ensuring product development, adaptation and diversification, (iv) issues of market diversification and duty free & quota free market access, (v) HR development and capacity building, (vi) representation of Bangladesh in national and int'l fora, (vii) organization of Bangladesh's participation in domestic and international trade fairs and sending trade missions abroad etc