Ismat Jahan has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the United Kingdom.
She will be replacing Md Abdul Hannan., said a Foreign Ministry press statement here on Monday.
Ismat Jahan is currently serving as Bangladesh Ambassador to Belgium and EU.
In her diplomatic career, she served as the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York and also served as the Ambassador of Bangladesh to Netherlands.
Beside those assignments, she served in Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi, Bangladesh Permanent Mission in Geneva and New York in different capacities.
She obtained MSS in Economics from the University of Dhaka. She was also elected twice as the member of the CEDAW Committee.