Dhaka, October 22: The Government has decided to assign Saida Muna Tasneem as the new High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the United Kingdom, says a Foreign Ministry press release on Monday.She is serving as the Bangladesh ambassador to Thailand now.
A career diplomat, Tasneem belongs to BCS (Foreign Affairs) Cadre. In her distinguished diplomatic career, Tasneem served in Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the UN in New York and Bangladesh High Commission in London in various capacities. At the Headquarters, she served as Director General for United Nations and External Publicity wings.
Saida Muna Tasneem earned her B.Sc. (Engineering) degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka in 1988. She also did her M.Sc. in Public Policy and Management from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
She is married and blessed with three sons.