Mahbub Uz Zaman new envoy to China



Special Correspondent, Barta24.com
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The government has appointed Mahbub Uz Zaman as the new Bangladesh Ambassador to China.

He is currently serving as Secretary (Asia and Pacific) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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

In his diplomatic career of over 30 years, Zaman earlier served as the 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. At the headquarters, he has been serving as Secretary (Asia and Pacific) since December 2016.

Zaman obtained his Bachelor (Honours) and Master’s degrees in Economics from Dhaka University. He also completed higher diploma in International Affairs from Belgium.