Dipu Moni Wiki/Bio, Age, Husband, Family, Religion, Income & More

Dipu Moni (born 8 December 1965) is a Bangladeshi politician, current Minister of Education in the Government of Bangladesh and former Minister of Foreign Affairs. She is known as the first female foreign minister and the first female education minister of Bangladesh. Also, he is the Joint Secretary General of the Bangladesh Awami League. Since 2008, he has been an MP for Chandpur-3 constituency.

Honorable Minister

Dipu Moni


Moni in 2013 in Vienna, Austria


Position assumed
January 7, 2019
Prime MinisterSheikh Hasina
DeputyMohibul Hassan Chowdhury
Preceded byNourul Islam Nahid


Position assumed
January 6, 2010
Preceded byGM Fazlul Haque
In the office
January 30, 2009 – November 20, 2013
Prime MinisterSheikh Hasina
Preceded byIftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury
succeeded byAboul Hassan Mahmoud Ali
BornDecember 8, 1965 (57 years old)
Chandpur, Bangladesh
Political partyBangladesh Awami League
JointTawfique Nawaz
  • MA Wadud (father)
  • Rahima Wadud (mother)
ParentsXulhaz Mannan
foster mother
  • Holy Cross College, Dhaka
  • Dhaka Medical College
  • National University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of London
OccupationPolitician, doctor, lawyer

Early life

Dipu Moni was born on 8th December 1965 in Kamranga village of Rampur Union of Chandpur Sadar Upazila. [3] His father was Ekushey Medal-winning language activist and politician MA Wadud. Mother Rahima Wadud was a teacher. Among his 2 siblings, only brother JR Wadud Tipu is a doctor.


Dipu Moni passed HSC from Holy Cross College. He did MBBS from Dhaka Medical College and LLB from National University of Bangladesh. After completing his MBBS degree, he completed his MPH degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, USA. [5] He also obtained an LLM from the University of London [6] and a course on Conciliation and Conflict Resolution from Harvard University. [ citation needed ]


The husband of Taufiq Nawaz Dipu Moni, a lawyer at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He runs an international law firm. He is an ‘alap’ artist. They have two children. Son Tauqir Rashad Nawaz and daughter Tani Deepavali Nawaz.

Professional life

Dipu Moni is a lawyer at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

Political life

Dipu Moni was elected MP for Chandpur-3 constituency as the Awami League candidate in the ninth National Parliament election in 2008. [9] At the same time, she was appointed as Bangladesh’s first female foreign minister in Sheikh Hasina’s cabinet. He was elected MP for Chandpur-3 constituency as Awami League candidate in the 10th National Parliament election in 2014. [10] Also chaired the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs. He was appointed Deputy Secretary General at the 20th Awami League Council held in 2016.

In the 11th national parliamentary election of 2018, he was elected MP for Chandpur-3 constituency as the candidate of Awami League. [12] Simultaneously appointed Minister of Education. [13] She is Bangladesh’s first female Minister of Education.

In addition, she is currently the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Asian Women’s University.

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