The government has appointed AKM Shahidul Karim, currently serving as the Chief of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as Bangladesh’s new Ambassador to Bhutan.
Ambassador-designate Karim is a career foreign service officer, belonging to 18th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here on Thursday.
In his diplomatic career, Karim served in various capacities at Bangladesh Missions in Stockholm, Cairo and London. He also served as Consul General in Jeddah.
He graduated in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (Buet).
Karim also participated in an executive programme on trade negotiations at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore as well as completed Japanese Language Course at Kansai Kokusai Center in Osaka, Japan.