The government has appointed Abul Mansur Md Faizullah as chairman of Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation, widely known as Petrobangla.
A Public Administration Ministry issued a circular in this regard on Wednesday.
An official of 1984 batch of the BCS cadre, Faizullah worked as the additional secretary at the economic relations division before his new job. He was born in Feni district.
The previous chairman of the petrobangla, Istiaq Ahmad has been made environment and forests secretary.