High commissioner designate Shumona is a career foreign service officer
The government has appointed Nahida Rahman Shumona, currently serving as the director general of Regional Organizations Wing in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as the next high commissioner of Bangladesh to Brunei.
High commissioner designate Shumona is a career foreign service officer, belonging to the 17th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre, reports UNB.
In her diplomatic career, Shumona served in various capacities at Bangladesh Missions in Brasilia, Ottawa, Kolkata, and Canberra, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here on Monday.
She obtained her masters degree in Diplomacy and International Trade from Monash University, Australia.
She also had masters and honours degree in English Literature from Dhaka University.
She is also a recipient of a fellowship in Trans-boundary Water Law from Geneva University.