Mr. Mohammed Abdul Awwal is a Sponsor Director of Pragati Insurance Limited and the former Chairman of the Company. He is a renowned shipping personality. Mr. Awwal joined business from early 1968. He is the Chairman of MKR Group and Bengal Shipping Line Limited, Khalil and Sons Limited, Royal Bengal Shipping, Beacon Shipping Lines Limited, Adam Garments Sourcing Limited and Beacon Engineering Limited. He is also a Director of Pragati Life Insurance Limited, Jamuna Resort Limited and Padma Oil Limited. He is the Member of Chittagong Club Limited and Gulshan Club Limited. He is the past District Governor of Rotary International, District-3280, Bangladesh. Besides, he is associated with many Social and Professional Organizations.
He is the Honorary Consul of the Republic of the Philippines in Chittagong.