Mustafa Jabbar is very known to the people of Bangladesh and Bengali speaking people of the world for his milestone works. His Bijoy Bangla Keyboard and Software has become the symbol of success of Software industry of Bangladesh and it has also been the icon of Bangla language in the Digital age. He is the only Patent holder in Bangladesh of any ICT related product (Bijoy Keyboard) till now. His works for the transformation of the education system to a digital format is leading the country towards a new era; in a digital education system.
Mustafa Jabbar is deeply involved in the advocacy activities for the development of Haor areas of Bangladesh.
Mustafa Jabbar came from a remote village of Bangladesh. Getting his higher education (Graduation and Masters) in Bangla Language & Literature from the University of Dhaka. He started his career as a journalist on 16 January 1972. He was a member of Mujib Bahini (Bangladesh Liberation Force) in 1971 and participated in the War Of Liberation of Bangladesh. He was involved in the movement of freedom of press and was actively associated with the Dhaka Union of Journalists. He was elected as the Organizing Secretary of DUJ.
Doing some businesses in Media, Travel & Tour Operation, Printing, Publishing and Computer Reselling, he is now engaged in Software Development, Providing IT Education, Developing IT Enabled Educational Curriculum, Developing Course Materials for ICT Education, Creating Software and providing ICT Services, Doing Researches on ICT, ICT Journalism and writing Books on ICT and other subjects. His first novel named Nokshotrer Onger was published in a book form in 2005. His second novel named Suborne Shekorh was published in the Fortnightly Tarokalok's Eid issue of 2006. Its book edition is under process of printing.
Mustafa Jabbar is the technology leader and promoter of ICT in Bangladesh. He is the founder member of Bangladesh Computer Samity, Bangladesh Association of Software and Services and E Commerce Association of Bangladesh. He has been elected President of Bangladesh Computer Samity for the fourth term and retired from his office on 01 April 2014 due to regulatory bindings. He was also the founder vice president of BASIS. He was president of BASIS from 16 July 2016 to 08 January 2018. He is more recognized as the local language solution provider in Bangla, Chakma, Asamese, Hindi & developer of Bijoy Bangla Keyboard & Software and expert in Graphics-Multimedia. He has developed Bangla Braille publishing system which enables blind people to use Bangla Braille in computer. He is also regarded as the Master of Digital Bangla Font designing. He has developed Bijoy Library, a library management Software which is being used by famous libraries of Bangladesh including British Council. He has developed 4 softwares named Bijoy Shishu Shiksha for pre school kids. He has also developed Bijoy Prathomik Shiksha 1,2,3, based on Text Books published by NCTB for grade 1, 2 and 3. He has established a large number of Schools in Bangladesh including Computer based Ananda Multimedia School and Bijoy Digital School.
He is involved in writing text books on Computer in Bangla and English. He has done translation woks from Bengali to English and English to Bengali. He has checked the translation work of Windows 7.
He was the Proprietor, Ananda Computers, Proprietor Bijoy Digital Chairman & Editor, Anandapatra Bangla Sangbad Ltd, First Digital Bangla News Service of Bangladesh Chairman, Ananda Chalantika Ltd. (Inactive).
Mr Mustafa Jubbar took his oath as the Minister on 2nd January, 2018. He was given the charge of the Ministry of Post, Telecommunication & Information Technology. He is the father of one son and two daughters.