Government Policy

Appointment of Mr. Masud Bin Momen, as the new Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh

The Government has decided to appoint Mr. Masud Bin Momen, as the next Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh. He succeeds Mr. Md. Shahidul Haque who retired yesterday.

Mr.Masud is a career foreign service officer belonging to the 1985 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS). During his distinguished diplomatic career, Mr. Masud served in stations like New York, Islamabad, New Delhi and Kathmandu in various capacities. Before becoming Foreign Secretary, he also served as Ambassador of Bangladesh to Italy and Japan and as Permanent Representative to the United Nations, New York.

Mr. Masud Bin Momen obtained his MA in International Relations from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Boston, USA. He also obtained his Honors and Masters degree in Economics with distinction from the University of Dhaka.

He is married and blessed with two children.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs