'An institution is the lengthened shadow of a man’-true to this saying, the Times Group of Companies have reached to its present stature- under the visionary and able leadership of Md. Abul Khair. About 30 years back, on graduating in Commerce, he sailed out with the group’s flagship company: Air Trip International Limited.
Since then, he branched out through other successful companies, and the Times Group began to blossom.
Md. Abul Khair, Chairman of the Times Group, it deeply involved in multifaceted humanitarian and social activities. His social services encompass: Life Membership in the Gulshan Society, the Capital Recreation Club, the Behektro Noakhali Samity, Vice Presidentship in the Senbag Kalyan Samity, Navana Owners' Association, Secretaryship in the City Heart Owners’ Association, Lake Premium Owners’ Association. Besides, Presidentship (ex) in the Lion Club Banani Greater.
His welfare and charitable activities extend to Presidentship, in the Mosque-e Noor, Aziz Mosque and Mosque-e-Noor Chala. Again, he is member of the Trustee Board of Azimpur Primary School and in the Hena Khair Mosque and Madrasha.
Md. Abul Khair's span of non-business activities also embrace Media related involvements, in the capacity of Advisor for: Senbagh Barta, a monthly Bengali Newspaper and for Satabdir Digonta, a weekly Bengali Newspaper. While he is Member of the Board in Laxmipur Barta, and in the University Campus, both of which are Bengali Newspaper.
As a frequent Traveller, he has visited a number of countries, to name a few are-Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Canada, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hongkong, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, Philipines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, Thailand, UAE, UK and USA.