New Bangladesh envoy to reach New Delhi today

Our Correspondent

20 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

New Delhi: Newly appointed Bangladesh High Commissioner (designate) Muhammad Imran will arrive in New Delhi today to take up his new assignment. 

He will formally start discharging his responsibility as High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India following his presentation of letter of credentials to President of India Ram Nath Kovind tomorrow.        

Imran replaced Syed Muazzem Ali, who left India on December 19, 2019 on completion of his five years tenure. He however died on December 30.

Prior to his appointment as Bangladesh High Commissioner to India, Imran served as Bangladesh ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.

The new High Commissioner is a career foreign service officer, belonging to the 1986 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (Foreign Affairs cadre).

During his distinguished career, Imran has worked in various capacities at Bangladesh Missions in Jeddah, Bonn, Berlin and Ottawa, and served as Deputy High Commissioner at the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata. He also served as Ambassador of Bangladesh to Uzbekistan.

Imran obtained his MBBS degree from Mymensingh Medical College under the University of Dhaka.