Rear Admiral Ashraful Haque Chowdhury on Tuesday took charge of Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) as its 13th director general.
The Ministry of Public Administration issued a circular in this regard on August 17.
He also served as an observer in Sudan on behalf of the United Nations Peace Keeping Mission.
He was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral on February 7. Prior to his current appointment, he was in charge of the Khulna Naval Area.