Alhaj Khalilur Rahman is a Sponsor Director of Pragati Insurance Limited and former Chairman of the Company. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of KDS Group, a renowned business house in the country. He is the Chairman of Pragati Life Insurance Limited. He is a Director of National Bank Limited. He is the Founder President of Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries. He is the Chairman of Bangladesh CR Coil Manufacturer and Exporters Association and is the Vice-President of Bangladesh Inland Container Depot Association ( BICDA). He is the Life Member of Bhatiary Golf & Country Club, Chittagong & a Member of Chittagong Club Ltd. As an Industrialist, Businessman and Entrepreneur, he achieved a good number of Awards in different categories. He achieved President Gold Trophy 9times for High Export of Ready Made Garments & he also achieved a number of awards. He is the Founder Chairman of Southern University Bangladesh. Besides he has set up a number of social and educational institutions in his native village in Chittagong i.e. Khalilur Rahman Mohila College, Khalil Mir Degree College, Khalilur Rahman Girls’ High School, Khalil Mir Girls High School & Shaidair Al-Haj Abul Khair Sunnia Senior Madrasha.