The government has decided to appoint Md Tarikul Islam, currently serving as an Additional Foreign Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), as the next Ambassador of Bangladesh to Indonesia.
A career diplomat, Tarikul Islam belongs to the 17th batch of BCS (Foreign Affairs) Cadre.
Joining the service in 1998, he has served extensively both at home and abroad. In his distinguished diplomatic career, he has served in various capacities in Bangladesh missions in Dubai, Madrid, Tripoli and Athens, read a press release on Monday.
Hailing from Lalmonirhat, Tarikul Islam did both his BA and MA in English from University of Dhaka. He had another Masters in Community Resource Management and International Relations from University of Complutense in Madrid.
He also took part in several professional training courses both at home and abroad.