Shahidul Islam made next Ambassador to USA

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DHAKA, Sept 3, 2020 (BSS) – The government has decided to appoint M
Shahidul Islam, currently serving as the Secretary General of BIMSTEC,
as the next Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States of America
(USA).

Shahidul is a career foreign service officer belonging to 1985 batch
of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre, a foreign
ministry press release said here.

Prior to his present assignment, he served as Bangladesh ambassador
to South Korea and France. In foreign ministry, he served in various
positions including as Director General (Americas) and Director
General (Europe).

He also served in Bangladesh missions in Kolkata, Geneva and
Washington DC at various capacities.

He obtained his masters degree from the Department of International
Relations of Dhaka University.