M. A. Mannan Azad, son of well known soial worker Mohammed Rustam Ali and Begum Azizun Nessa was born on the 6th June 1962 at the village sadarpur under Beani bazar upazilla in Sylhet district. Afterwards his family shifted to nearest Barlekha upazila in Moulvibazar district.
He studied in the Sadarpur Primary School in Beani bazar and passed SSC from Asirganj High School, Beanibazar, Sylhet. He also passed Dakhil from Mathiura Aliya Madrassa & Alim from Dasura Aliya Madrasah, Beanibazar. He completed B A pass cours from Chauddagram College, Comilla.
Among four brothers and four sisters he is the eldest. He was in the UAE from June 1982 to 2000.On his arrival in the UAE he first worked for BHB group of co.as Purchasing Incharge & Marketing Manager until 1990 and then ran his own business until 2000.
M. A. Mannan Azad is one of the founders of Bangla Sahitya Parishad UAE in 1986. Professor Matiur Rahman was the founder president and Poet Nurul Mustafa Raisee was the founder secretary of it. It was 31 member committee. He was also the central general secretary of the Bangladesh Association UAE for two terms from 1996 to 2000 while Engineere Rafique Shikder was its president. The organization was established in 1974. M A Mannan Azad was also the GS of the BIC Centre UAE which was founded in 1983.
On his arrival in France from UAE he first started a business along with others in the name of ‘European Bazar’ in Lafourche, Paris and he was one of the directors of it. In late 2005 he left this business and sold his share to others. Then he started work with a departmental store in Cadet, Paris in late 2005 and ran it until late 2006. M A Mannan Azad completd a two years course on Diploma in French Language.
He was working in a residential hotel in Opera, Paris from early 2007 up to 2011.Now he is running his own business New vision MS & “Falguiere Multiservices” in Paris.
M A Mannan Azad got married to Fatema Begum in 1990 and they are blessed with three sons and one daughter. His eldest son Abdullah Al Mamun is working in a Money transfer company in Paris, his daughter Farhana Nasrine after completed her study got married to Altaf Hussain and Allah swt blessed her with a baby boy, the 2nd son Saifullah Al Mansur in final year of higher secondary school in Paris and 3rd son Youssuf Azad in 2nd year in the primary school in Paris.
His 1st book “Muktir saugat” was published in 1996 from Abudhabi.He has writen lot of small stories,poems and articles, two books on collections of his small stories and articles to be published from paris in near future.
He is the founder General Secretary of Bangladesh Journalist Union in France and is now the president of it. This was founded in 2003. He is also the founder vice presdent of Bangla Sahitya Parishad France founded in 2001. He is the former joint secretary of Greater Sylhet Bibhag Samaj Kallyan Samity France which was founded in 1995.He was founder member of Bangladesh federation in France.Dr Maliq farazi was the founder convenor and TM Reza was the founder member secretary of it. It was 11 member committee.
M A Mannan Azad was the France Correspondent of the Bangladesh based daily Noya Diganta, London based Euro Bangla and Channel S TV. He is Editor of two online news paper ‘www.parisvisionnews.com’ & https://www.eurovisionbd.com
He was one of the founders member of Bangladesh comunity Masjid & Islamic centre in France.