The government has appointed career diplomat Md Nazrul Islam as the new ambassador of Bangladesh to Qatar, the foreign affairs ministry announced.
He will succeed ambassador Md Jashim Uddin.
Ambassador Nazrul Islam is a career foreign service officer belonging to the 15th batch of the Bangladesh Civil Service Foreign Affairs cadre.
He is currently serving as an ambassador of Bangladesh to Ethiopia with concurrent accreditation to Sudan, South Sudan, Burundi, and African Union.
In his diplomatic career, Nazrul also served in different capacities at Bangladesh Missions in Rome, Kolkata, and Geneva and had been engaged in many important multilateral negotiations for the government.
At the headquarters, he worked in various capacities in different wings.
Islam obtained his Masters in International Relations from Dhaka University and had undergone higher studies and training in France, the Netherlands, and elsewhere in the world.