The Government of Bangladesh has decided to appoint Mr. Md. Shahidul Islam, currently serving as Bangladesh Ambassador in Saudi Arabia, as the next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Malaysia.
Mr. Md. Shahidul Islam, a career diplomat, is a member of BCS (FA) Cadre 1984 batch. Before his current ambassadorial appointment in KSA, he served as Bangladesh High Commissioner to South Africa. In his distinguished diplomatic career, Mr. Md. Shahidul Islam also served in Bangladesh Missions in Brussels, Colombo, Abu Dhabi, Rome and Los Angeles in different capacities.
Mr. Md. Shahidul Islam obtained his Masters in Communication and Journalism from Dhaka University and also completed his second Masters in International Politics from the Universite Libre De Bruxelles, Belgium.
He is married and blessed with two children.