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Monwar Hossain new ambassador of Bangladesh to Myanmar

The government has appointed Md. Monwar Hossain as the next Ambassador of Bangladesh to Myanmar.

He will be replacing Ambassador Manjurul Karim Khan Chowdhury, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Thursday, reports UNB.

Ambassador-designate Md. Monwar Hossain is a career foreign service officer from the 20th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS)-Foreign Affairs cadre.

He is currently serving as Deputy Permanent Representative at the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN in New York.

Joining the service in 2001, Hossain has served extensively in various capacities – both at the headquarters as well as in Bangladesh missions in Washington DC and Singapore.

He did his Masters of Science in Health Policy, Planning and Financing from University of London and a PhD in Public Health Communication from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.