Imran made HC to India, Nazrul ambassador to Bahrain

Diplomatic Correspondent | Published: 19:33, Nov 11,2019 | Updated: 00:12, Nov 12,2019


Muhammad Imran and Md Nazrul Islam

The government on Monday appointed career diplomat Muhammad Imran as the new high commissioner to India.

He is currently serving as ambassador of Bangladesh to the United Arab Emirates.

Imran is a foreign service officer belonging to the 1986 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service.

He also served as ambassador to Uzbekistan, deputy high commissioner at the Bangladesh mission in Kolkata, and in various capacities at missions in Jeddah, Bonn, Berlin and Ottawa, and at different wings including South Asia at the headquarters.

Imran obtained his MBBS degree from Mymensingh Medical College under the University of Dhaka.

In another announcement made on Monday, the government appointed Md Nazrul Islam as the new Bangladesh ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain. He is currently serving as deputy chief of mission at Bangladesh embassy in Riyadh, KSA. 

Nazrul, a career foreign service officer belongs to 15th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS), also worked as deputy permanent representative to OIC, and in various capacities in Bangladesh missions in South Korea, Australia, Iraq and Lebanon. He also served at the headquarters in different capacities including director general of West Asia wing.

He obtained his PhD degree in Water Policy and Governance from the University of New England Australia. He completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in economics from Dhaka University.

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