Dhaka July 14 2022 :
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh release, the Government has decided to appoint Md. Mustafizur Rahman, the serving Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Offices in Geneva and the Ambassador to Switzerland, as the next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India.
He will be replacing Muhammad Imran in this capacity.
Md. Mustafizur Rahman
Ambassador Rahman is a career foreign service officer belonging to the 11th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre. In his distinguished diplomatic career, he has served in various capacities in Bangladesh Missions in Paris, New York, Geneva and Kolkata.
He has also served as the Bangladesh High Commissioner to Singapore. At the Headquarters, he occupied various positions primarily in the United Nations Wing.
Ambassador Rahman is a medical graduate from Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka.
He also obtained a Masters in Public International Law from University of London, UK and a Post-Graduate Diploma from the International Institute of Public Administration (IIAP), France. He is married and blessed with two sons.
The Government has decided to appoint H.E. Muhammad Imran, currently serving as the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India, as the new Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States of America.
Ambassador-designate to the US, Imran is a career foreign service officer belonging to the 1986 batch of the Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre.
In his illustrious diplomatic career, Mr. Imran has served extensively in various capacities both at the Headquarters as well as in Bangladesh Missions abroad such as Jeddah, Bonn, Berlin and Ottawa.
Mr. Imran also served as the Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Kolkata and Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan (with concurrent accreditation to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan).
He was also the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi.
A medical graduate from Mymensingh Medical College, Mr. Imran obtained Diploma in Development Diplomacy from Germany and completed a course on Humanitarian Law from International Institute of Humanitarian Law at San Remo, Italy.
He is married to Dr Zakia Hasnat and blessed with two daughters.