The government has appointed M Riaz Hamidullah, currently serving as the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka, as the new Ambassador to the Netherlands.
Hamidullah is a career diplomat who belongs to 15th batch (1995) of Bangladesh Civil Service (Foreign Affairs). To date, he served in various capacities in Bangladesh Mission in New Delhi and Bangladesh Permanent Mission in New York. He also served as Director at SAARC Secretariat in Kathmandu. At the headquarters, he worked in various capacities inter alia on multilateral economic issues, South Asian and European affairs, and regional cooperation. Hamidullah is a post-graduate in Economics.