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Shahdat Hossain new envoy to Morocco

Published : 14 Mar 2021 09:37 PM | Updated : 15 Mar 2021 08:29 AM

Bangladesh has appointed Md. Shahdat Hossain as the country’s next ambassador to Morocco. 

Hossain is a career foreign service officer and he belongs to the 1984 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre.

In his career, he served as Ambassador of Bangladesh to Belgium, Italy and Qatar and as the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka.

He also worked in various capacities in Bangladesh Permanent Missions in New York as well as Bangladesh Missions in Cairo, Islamabad and New Delhi. At the headquarters, he worked for multiple Wings in different capacities, the foreign ministry said. He studied English literature at the Rajshahi University and later obtained a diploma in French language from Belgium.