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AKM Shahidul Karim new Bangladesh envoy to Denmark

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 31st July, 2022 08:54:06 PM
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The Government has decided to appoint AKM Shahidul Karim, currently serving as Bangladesh Ambassador to Bhutan, as the new Ambassador of Bangladesh to Denmark.

Ambassador-designate Karim is a career foreign service officer, belonging to 18thbatch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre. In his diplomatic career, Karim has served extensively in various capacities both at the Headquarters as well as in Bangladesh Missions abroad such as Stockholm, Cairo and London.

He was the Bangladesh Consul General in Jeddah. Just before leaving for his maiden Ambassadorial assignment in Bhutan, Karim was serving as the Chief of Protocol at the Ministry. 

AKM Shahidul Karim obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET).

He also participated in executive programme at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore as well as completed Japanese Language Course at Kansai Kokusai Center in Osaka, Japan. 

He is married and blessed with two sons.