The government has appointed Sadia Faizunnesa, now serving as the consul general of Bangladesh in New York, as the next ambassador of the country to Brazil.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed her appointment Monday.
Sadia, a career diplomat, belongs to the 18th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service Foreign Affairs cadre.
She joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1999 and served as director-general for the UN there, deputy permanent representative at the Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the UN in New York, and in different capacities at the Bangladesh missions in Bangkok, Berlin, and for multiple wings at the headquarters.
Sadia received a master's in development studies from Brac University and graduated with a bachelor of medicine and surgery degree from Dhaka University.