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SAARC Secretary-General Sarwar assumes office

28 October 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Newly-appointed Secretary-General of the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Golam Sarwar assumed the office.

He took charge of his duties upon the approval of the SAARC Council of Ministers, according to the Kathmandu-based SAARC Secretariat on Saturday.

Ambassador Golam Sarwar is the 15th Secretary General of SAARC and the third Secretary-General from the Government of Bangladesh.

As a career diplomat, Ambassador Sarwar has served extensively in different capacities both at home and abroad.

Prior to this assignment, he served as Bangladesh Ambassador to Malaysia, Sultanate of Oman and Sweden, with concurrently accredited to Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.

In his long diplomatic career, Ambassador Sarwar represented Bangladesh on numerous occasions in various Regional and International Forums.

Born in July 1966, Ambassador Sarwar holds a Master of Commerce/Business Degree from the University of Dhaka.

He had also attained advanced diplomatic training in Germany.

Addressing the Staff of the Secretariat, he conveyed his gratitude to the esteemed Member States for the opportunity given to him to serve the Association.

He further emphasized the need to raise the profile of SAARC and highlighted the need to engage actively and effectively to serve the esteemed Member States to accomplish the entrusted important mandates to the Secretariat.

In this regard, he sought continued support from the esteemed Member States.

Publish Date : 28 October 2023 20:18 PM

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