Major general Kabir new BD envoy to Indonesia

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 20:35, Oct 24,2016



The government has appointed major general Azmal Kabir as the next Bangladesh ambassador to Indonesia.

Kabir was commissioned in the Corps of engineers on 10 June 1983 and in his long illustrated career, he served as the instructor, Engineer Center and School of Military Engineering and School of Infantry and Tactics. 

He commanded 10 Reverine Engineer Battalion and 98 composite brigade at Bangabandhu bridge, said a foreign ministry handout on Monday. 

He also served as the commandant, Bangladesh ordnance factories, Gazipur and as the chairman of Bangladesh tea board. He served three UN missions in Bosnia-Herzegovina, East Timor and Liberia.

Kabir graduated from Bangladesh military academy under Chittagong University and completed his BSc in civil engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.

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