Ministry of Cultural Affairs
Asaduzzaman Noor was born in 31 October 1946 at Nilphamari District Sadar. He completed his Graduation from Nilphamari college. He started his career in 1972 to work in a well circulated weekly named ‘Chitraly’. In 1973, he worked in a advertising firm as a general manager. He joined in Soviet Embassy ( at present Russia ) as a Press Relation Officer. In 1980, he joined in East Asiatic Advertising Ltd. ( at present Asiatic Three Sixty ) as General Manager.Till this date, he made more than 600 appearances in 15 different plays of the group. He acted more than 110 TV plays and serials. He acted in over 50 Radio plays and a good number of full length feature film. He produced about 50 A/V communication materials for both commercial and social communication. He is now a Member of Libaration War Museum Trustee Board, President of Abbriti Somonnoy Parishad, Member of Sommilito Sangskritik Jote and General Secretary of Bangladesh – Russia Friendship Society.
In 1971, he actively participated in the Libaration War. He involved himself in various political-social-cultural activities during a long period of time including anti Ershad movement and movement demanding the trial of war criminals under the leadership of Jahanara Imam. In 1998, he joined Bangladesh Awami League. In 2002, he was elected as Publicity Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League Central Committee and in 2009, he was elected as Cultural Affairs Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League Central Committee. In 2001 and 2008, he was elected as a Parliament Member from Nilphamari-2. He was Member of different Parliament Standing Committee of the 9th National Parliament, such as-Standing Committee for the Ministry of Cultural Affairs ,Standing Committee for the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology etc. He was elected as a Parliament Member from Nilphamari-2 of the 10th National Parliament Election and he took Oath in 12 January 2014 as a Minister for the Ministry of Cultural Affairs.