Dhaka – Career diplomat Rabab Fatima has been appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, a press release of the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
Fatima, a foreign service official, has currently been serving as Bangladesh ambassador to Japan.
Earlier she worked in various capacities in the foreign ministry here and Bangladesh missions in New York, Geneva, Kolkata and Beijing.
She also served the Commonwealth Secretariat in London and International Organization for Migration (IOM) as she was in lien.
Fatima was the Head of Human Rights at Commonwealth Secretariat from 2006 to 2007 and Regional Representative for South Asia at IOM in Dhaka from 2007 to 2011 and as Regional Coordinator. She also served South and South West Asia and Regional for Climate Change and Migration at IOM in Bangkok from 2012 to 2015.
Fatima obtained her Masters in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA, according to the release.