Mr. Mohd. Abu Taher traces his roots to a respectable Muslim family of Chottogram. He is an industrialist par excellence. He is the Chairman of Taher & Company Limited, Golden Iron Works Ltd., Golden Brick Works Ltd., Eagle Star Textile Mills Ltd., Golden Steel Alloy Works Ltd., Al-Haj Mostafa Hakim Housing & Real Estate Ltd., Al-Haj Mostafa Hakim Cement
Industries Ltd., Golden Oxygen Ltd., Golden Bricks Works Ltd., Golden Ispat Ltd. and Golden LPG Ltd. He has made remarkable contributions to social and cultural activities of the country.