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Ambassador A.K.M. Shahidul Karim

Ambassador A.K.M. Shahidul Karim was born on 01 October, 1971. He studied Electrical Engineering and Electronic from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka.

Career information:
2017-2020 : Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka
2014-2016 : Consul General, Bangladesh Consulate General, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2011-2014 : Counsellor, Bangladesh High Commission, London, U.K.
2009 : Participated in Executive Programme on Trade and Negotiation, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
2005-2009 : First Secretary/Counsellor, Bangladesh Embassy, Cairo, Egypt
2003-2005 : Third Secretary/Second Secretary/First Secretary, Bangladesh Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden
2000-2003 : Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka
1999-2000 : Participated in Japanese Language Course for Diplomats and Government Officials, Kansai Kokusai Center, Osaka, Japan
1999 : Attended Specialized Training Course, Foreign Service Academy, Dhaka
1999 : Attended Foundation Training Course, Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre, Savar
Jan, 1999 : Joined Bangladesh Civil Service (Foreign Affairs)

Personal interests and family:
Mr. A.K.M. Shahidul Karim has special interest in sports, music and reading. He is married to Syeda Mahrufa Akter and has two sons - Walid Jamiul Karim (22) and A.H.M. Wasi Karim (19).