Golam Sarwar new Bangladesh high commissioner to Malaysia

Diplomatic Correspondent | Published: 20:00, Sep 07,2020 | Updated: 01:13, Sep 08,2020


Mohammad Golam Sarwar.

The government on Monday appointed Md Golam Sarwar, a career diplomat, as the next high commissioner of Bangladesh to Malaysia.

Sarwar, currently serving as the ambassador of Bangladesh to Oman, is a diplomat belonging to the 10th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service foreign affairs cadre.

Before his appointment as ambassador to Oman, he had served as ambassador to Sweden with concurrently accredited to Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.

He also served as director general at the foreign ministry in Dhaka and at Bangladesh missions in Yangon, Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu, Washington DC and Jeddah in various capacities.

Sarwar obtained his Master of Commerce in Accounting from Dhaka University and completed his Articleship under the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh.

He had advanced diplomatic training in Germany and senior executive course in Near East-South Asia Centre for Strategic Studies in the USA.

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