Md Shahidul Haque has become the country’s new Foreign Secretary after serving as the Acting Foreign Secretary since January. Earlier, he was an Additional Secretary in the ministry.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, his promotion took effect from Thursday, July 18.
Haque had earlier taken charge after Secretary Mohamed Mijarul Quayes went on a new assignment to London.
He returned to the ministry as a Director General in August last year after being on lien for 11 years. He was later made the Additional Secretary.
During his leave since 2001, Haque worked at the International Organisation for Migration.
A graduate in Social Science from the Dhaka University, Haque got a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Source: Bd news24