Mahmood next ambassador to Spain

Diplomatic Correspondent

23 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Mahmood next ambassador to Spain

The government has appointed Mohammad Sarwar Mahmood, currently serving as Director General of South Asia Wing in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as the next Ambassador of Bangladesh to Spain.

Mahmood is a career foreign service officer belonging to 17th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre. He served in various capacities in Bangladesh Missions in Brussels, Singapore, New York and Hong Kong in his distinguished diplomatic career. At the headquarters, he worked for multiple wings in different capacities.

Mohammad Sarwar Mahmood obtained his MBA from the Institute of Business Administration under the University of Dhaka and bachelor with honors and master’s degree in economics from the same university. He is a fellow of the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS), Hawaii, USA.

He also completed ‘National Defence Course (NDC)’ from the National Defence College, Bangladesh. He is married and blessed with two children.