M Shahidul Islam



Ambassador M Shahidul Islam is the secretary general of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectorial Technical and Economic Cooperation or BIMSTEC. Mr. Islam as a career diplomat 1992 Second Secretary, Bangladesh Deputy High Commission, Kolkata, India 1994 First Secretary, Bangladesh Deputy High Commission, Kolkata, India 1996 Counselor, Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the UN, Geneva, Switzerland 1999 Director, Europe Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka 2000 Director, Foreign Minister’s Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka 2001 Counselor, Bangladesh Embassy, Washington DC, USA 2004 Minister & Deputy Chief of Mission, Bangladesh Embassy, Washington DC, USA 2006 Director General, Americas & Pacific Wing, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka 2008 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Korea 2012 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France & Permanent Delegate to UNESCO.