Abul Khair Litu

Honorary Board Member

Abul Khair Litu is a Bangladeshi industrialist and entrepreneur, currently chairman of the Bengal Group, a business house with interests in jute, cable television, electronic media, real estate, hospitality, media, and advertising.

In 1981, Abul and his partners collaborated to establish AB Bank, Bangladesh's first private banking institution, in association with Dubai Bank. Abul is also a founder of several non-profit foundations and business ventures.


Education Details

Dhaka University.
Bachelor of Arts in Commerce.


Experience Details
Abul’s introduction into the business world was in 1972 in his father’s glass factory, Purbasha Glass Industry.
In 1978, he set up two jute mills and was a pioneer in the industry of exporting jute carpets.
In 1981, he along with Beximco, Elite Group and Pacific Group set up the first private bank in Bangladesh, the AB Bank.
In 1987, he was a pioneer in setting up the first canned Coca-Cola plant in Bangladesh.
Chairman of the Bengal Foundation, a registered private trust promoting a variety of visual and performing arts and crafts, with regular local, regional and international events.
Founder of Gyantapas Abdur Razzaque Foundation, in honor of Professor Abdur Razzaque, prominent Bangladeshi academic, social scientist and man of letters.
President of the Abahoni Sporting Club.
President of the National Craft Foundation.