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Faisal Mahmud is a Dhaka-based journalist covering Bangladesh for several international news outlets including Al Jazeera, TRT World Asia Times, Vice News, Voice of America and the Wire.


A trained engineer, he specialises in writing about technology, but his passion lies in covering social and political affairs as a newsman. Faisal has extensively covered the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh's southeast and other major political events.

Faisal received a number of fellowships including Jefferson Fellowship, Adenauer Fellowship and Thomson Reuters Foundation fellowship. He is also working in Fintech Magazine as its executive editor.

Faisal is a BJIM co-founder.

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