FORA.tv Speaker - M. Humayun Kabir
Humayun Kabir became ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States on July 20, 2007.
A career diplomat with the rank of deputy permanent secretary, Ambassador Kabir previously served as Bangladesh’s high commissioner to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji (2006-07), as well as ambassador to Nepal (2003-06). In addition, he was director-general at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for South Asia and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (2003), for Europe (2002), and for the United Nations (2001). He also served as deputy high commissioner (1999-01), first secretary and counselor (1991-94) at the Bangladesh Embassy in India, counselor at the Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York (1996-99), and second and first secretary at the Bangladesh Embassy in Washington (1987-91).
Additional postings include director of the U.N. and Foreign Secretary’s Office at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1994-96), private secretary to the advisor for foreign affairs and section officer at the Foreign Minister’s Office (1984-87), and lecturer at the University of Dhaka (1977-80).
01.24.08 | 02:19:48 min
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