Khwaja Zakeruddin arrived in Dhaka on June 1 for a month-long family trip. He was accompanied by his wife Yasmeen Ahmed and two daughters, Zaima and Zara (1 ½). Zakeruddin is settled in U.A.E and is an Assistant Manager at DEWA (Dubai Electricity & Water Authority).
He is the eldest son of Meherun Begum and DCP Khwaja Nuruddin. Khwaja Zakeruddin grew up in Nawabbari. After obtaining a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rajshahi Engineering College (RU) in 1980, he started his career with Bangladesh Power Development Board (PDB) as a Sub-Divisional Engineer (Operations). While working for PDB he was posted in Ghorashal — Ghorashal Power Station (210MW), as well as, in Siddhirganj — Siddhirganj Power Plant (240MG).
Later, he went to work for Jambul Power Station in Kazakhastan in1988 and obtained further training there.
Khwaja Zakeruddin’s family tree: