The government has brought a number of changes in its missions abroad with new heads of missions.
Bangladesh Ambassador to Italy Shameem Ahsan has been made the Bangladesh high commissioner to Malaysia, a diplomatic source told UNB.
Current Bangladesh High Commissioner to Malaysia Md Golam Sarwar will join as the secretary general of the SAARC.
Bangladesh Ambassador to Egypt Monirul Islam has been made the ambassador to Italy. Bangladesh Ambassador to Vietnam Samina Naz will join as the ambassador to Egypt.
Bangladesh Consul General in Toronto Md Lutfor Rahman has been made the ambassador to Vietnam.
Bangladesh Ambassador to Mauritius Rezina Ahmed will join as the ambassador to Portugal, while Ambassador to Portugal Tarik Ahsan is scheduled to go on retirement.