Bangladesh sends new PR to UN

Diplomatic Correspondent | Published: 14:39, May 18,2020


Mustafizur Rahman

Bangladesh has appointed Md Mustafizur Rahman, current high commissioner of Bangladesh to Singapore, as the next permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations offices and other international organisations in Geneva.

Mustafiz is a career foreign service officer belonging to the 11th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre.

He also worked as the deputy permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations headquarters in New York.

He also served in various capacities, including director general at the UN wing of the foreign ministry and in Bangladesh missions in Paris, New York, Geneva and Kolkata.

Mustafiz is a medical graduate from Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka.

He also obtained a post-graduate diploma in international relations and diplomacy from the International Institute of Public Administration in Paris, France and a master’s degree in public international law from the University of London, UK.

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