Member of the Muslim League who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1955 to 1956. He also worked as a lawyer and a newspaper proprietor.
He earned his law degree from the University of Calcutta, before being admitted to the high court in 1930.
He held his first position as a member of the East Bengal Legislative Assembly in 1947.
He was married to his longtime wife, Halima Banu.
He replaced Muhammad Bogra as Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1955.