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Mohammad Ziauddin is a Bangladeshi diplomat and the present Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States.[1][2]

Early life & EducationEdit

Ziauddin graduated from St Gregory's High School. He completed his Intermediate of Humanities from Notre Dame College, Dhaka; BA Honors and MA in English Literature from the University of Dhaka.[3]


Ziauddin served in the Bangladesh High Commission in London; Bangladesh High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya; and Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations. He was the Bangladesh Ambassador to Italy,[4] he was Director General (International Organizations) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Chief of Protocol to the Government of Bangladesh.

He served as the Ambassador-at-Large of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina from 24 November 2009 to 2014.[5][6] He was afterwards appointed the Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States on 18 September 2014.[7] In 2016 he was appointed the first Ambassador (non-resident) to Guyana.[8] He was also made the first (non-resident) ambassador to the Belize.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

Ziauddin is married to Yasmeen Ziauddin, he has two children.[7]


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  2. ^ Byrne, John. "Rogers Park street sign brings Bangladesh political feud to Chicago". Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  3. ^ "The Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington DC - CV of Current Ambassador". Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  4. ^ bwm-admin. "His Excellency Mohammad Ziauddin". Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  5. ^ "Ziauddin appointed ambassador-at-large". The Daily Star. 2009-11-24. Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  6. ^ "The Government has decided to appoint Mr. Mohammad Ziauddin, Ambassador-at-Large of the Hon'ble Prime Minister, as the new Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States of America". Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  7. ^ a b "Bangladesh's Ambassador to the United States: Who Is Mohammed Ziauddin?". AllGov. Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  8. ^ "Bangladesh's first ambassador to Guyana presents credentials". Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  9. ^ "Bangladesh ambassador in US accredited to Belize". Retrieved 2017-09-09.