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Mahbub Uz Zaman new Bangladesh envoy to China

Published : 21 Aug 2019 09:19 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 01:55 PM

The government has appointed Mahbub Uz Zaman, currently serving as Secretary (Asia and Pacific) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as the new Bangladesh Ambassador to China, a foreign ministry statement said on Wednesday.He is now working as a career foreign service officer from the 1985 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre.

In his distinguished diplomatic career of over 30 years, Zaman earlier served as High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Singapore and Sri Lanka.He also worked in various capacities in Bangladesh Permanent Missions in Geneva, New York as well as Bangladesh Missions in Tokyo, Ottawa and New Delhi.At headquarters, from December 2016, he has been serving as Secretary (Asia and Pacific).Zaman obtained his Bachelor (Honours) and Master’s degree in Economics from Dhaka University.He also obtained a diploma in French language and International Relations from Belgium.