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Mahbub Uz Zaman new Bangladesh envoy to China

Staff Correspondent

22 August, 2019 12:00 AM printer

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.

Mahbub Uz Zaman, a career foreign service officer belongs to the 1985 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre, said a foreign ministry press release on Wednesday.

In his distinguished diplomatic career of over 30 years, Mahbub Uz 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.

He obtained his honours and master’s degree in economics from Dhaka University. He also obtained a diploma in French language and International Relations from Belgium.