The government has appointed current Bangladesh ambassador to Japan Rabab Fatima as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York.
She became the 14th Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations.
A foreign ministry press release came up with the information on Wednesday.
Fatima will replace Masud Bin Momen, the current Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations.
Fatima, a career diplomat, belonging to the 1986 batch of BCS (FA) cadre, returned to the Foreign Ministry after long 10 years as she served on lien with the Commonwealth Secretariat in London and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) from 2006-15.
Earlier, she served in Bangladesh Permanent Mission to UN in New York, Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata, Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the UNOG in Geneva and Bangladesh embassy in Beijing in different capacities.
Fatima received her Master’s in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA.