Bangabandhu
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Father of the Nation

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H.E. Md. Abdul Hamid

Hon'ble President

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H.E. Sheikh Hasina

Hon'ble Prime Minister

About the Prime Minister

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Covid-19 Advisory

Please strictly follow self-distancing and instructions of the local government.

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Working Hours

  • Mon - Fri 9:00 - 17:00
  • Sat - Sun Weekly holiday

Prime Minister of Bhutan H.E. Lotay Tshering's video message

Ambassador A.K.M. Shahidul Karim inaugurating the Mujib Borsho celebrations

Prime Minister of Bhutan H.E. Lotay Tshering lighting thousand butterlamps at Tashichho Dzong

Foreign Minister of Bhutan H.E. Tandi Dorji paying tribute to the Father of the Nation at Memorial Chorten

Commemorative stamp published by Bhutan Post

Foreign Minister of Bhutan along with the Speaker, Opposition Leader and Ministers unveiling the commemorative stamp

Foreign Minister H.E. Tandi Dorji launching the Dzonkha version of the Historic 7th March Speech

Celebration of the 90th Birth Anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib and 71st Birth Anniversary of Sheikh Kamal

H.E. Ambassador is hoisting flag at half-mast on the National Mourning Day-2020 and 45th martyrdom anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Mujib Corner at the Embassy of Bangladesh in Thimphu

Our Services at the Embassy

We are here to assist Bhutanese Nationals as well as Bangladeshi expatriates in Bhutan on a variety of areas. How can we help you?

Passport

If you are a Bangladeshi living in Bhutan or visiting the country, please click here to learn about the services we provide related to your passport.

Visa

Are you a Bhutanese National and planning to visit Bangladesh soon?
Learn what you need to know about applying for visa.

Attestation

Do you need attestation of documents for presenting to Bangladesh authorities? Please learn more about our attestation services here.

Trade and Investment

Promotion of trade and investment is one of our priority areas. Whether you are an exporter or an importer or an investor, we are here to assist you.

Foreign Minister

H.E. Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen has a PhD in Economics and an MBA in Business Administration from the Northeastern University (Boston), an MPA in Public Administration, Public Policy and International Economics from the Harvard University.

  • Born in 1947
  • Assumed office of Foreign Minister in January, 2019
  • Member of the Parliament from Sylhet-1 constituency
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State Minister
for Foreign Affairs

H.E. Mr. Md. Shahriar Alam is deeply involved in politics and has been working as an active member of the Bangladesh Awami League since 1997. He was elected as a member of the National Parliament for the first time in 2008.

  • Born in 1970
  • Assumed office of State Minister for Foreign Affairs for the 2nd term in January, 2019
  • Member of the Parliament from Rajshahi-6 constituency
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Foreign Secretary

A career diplomat, Ambassador Masud Bin Momen joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Foreign Secretary on 31 December 2019. He has long been serving in different capacities at the Headquarters and Bangladesh’s Missions abroad.

  • Born in 1963
  • Assumed office of Foreign Secretary in December, 2019
  • Served as the Permanent Representative to the UN from 2015 to 2019
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Ambassador

Ambassador A.K.M. Shahidul Karim joined the Embassy in Thimphu on 10 January 2020. He served as the Chief of Protocol at the Foreign Office immediately before joining this mission. Mr. Karim is the 17th Ambassador of Bangladesh to Bhutan.

  • Born in 1971
  • Assumed office in January, 2020
  • Served as the Chief of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka from 2017 to 2020
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Highlights from our Gallery

17 January 2020
Presentation of Credentials

Ambassador A.K.M. Shahidul Karim presents credentials to His Majesty the King of Bhutan.

22 January 2020
1st call on the Prime Minister

Ambassador A.K.M. Shahidul Karim meets H.E. Lotay Tshering.

13 February 2020
Cooperation in Health Sector

Bhutan welcomes 19 medical consultants from Bangladesh.

21 February 2020
International Mother Language Day

The Embassy celebrates the International Mother Language and Martyr's Day.

09 March 2020
A Friend in Need

Ambassador A.K.M. Shahidul Karim hands over hand-sanitizers to the Health Minister H.E. Dechen Wangmo.

17 March 2020
Mujib Borsho

The Embassy together with the Govt. of Bhutan inaugurates the Mujib Year celebrations.

26 March 2020
49th National Day

The Embassy celebrates the 49th National and Independence Day of Bangladesh

13 April 2020
Fighting the COVID-19 together

Ambassador hands over 1.5 million vitamin tablets to Gyalpoi Zimpon

23 July 2020
CALL ON THE ECONOMIC AFFAIRS MINISTER

Ambassador A.K.M. Shahidul Karim meets H.E. Lyonpo Loknath Sharma

Bangladesh Basic Facts

Remnants of civilization in the greater Bengal region date back four thousand years, when the region was settled by Dravidian, Tibeto-Burman, and Austro-Asiatic peoples. It was only in 1971 when the Bengalees, the majority people of the land, won their freedom. The country is now a peaceful abode to various ethnic and religious denominations. A small country with more than 160 million population, Bangladesh, is poised to graduate to a middle income country.
Click here to know the basic facts about the country.

About Bangladesh

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The Sundarbans

A UNESCO heritage, the Sundarbans mangrove forest, one of the largest such forests in the world (140,000 ha), lies on the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal. The site is intersected by a complex network of tidal waterways, mudflats and small islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forests, and presents an excellent example of ongoing ecological processes. This is the home of the majestic Royal Bengal Tigers.

National Mausoleum

Located at Savar, an industrial suburb about 22 miles northwest of Dhaka, the monument stands as an iconic structure, encapsulating the nation's gratitude toward the men and women who sacrificed their lives for the Bengalis' right to self-rule. In March and December every year, thus, the National Martyrs' Monument becomes the epicentre of the nation's collective rituals in celebrating nationhood.

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Cox's Bazar

Pristine sandy beaches, coconut palms, sunshine and tropical weather - Cox's Bazar in the south-eastern corner of Bangladesh has everything to make it an ideal holiday destination.
The 120 km (75 mile) unbroken stretch of beach in Cox's Bazar is the world’s longest, and a chain of hills that run parallel to the sea for almost the entire length, towering cliffs, colorful, ancient pagodas and temples, make it a natural attraction.

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FAQ

No, you don't need a prior appointment for receiving consular services from the Embassy. Please feel free to walk-in at any time within our visiting hours. Also, you do not need an appointment for gathering basic information about trade, investment or other queries. However, for in-depth information, please do make an appointment through our reception.
On a regular business day, the Embassy is open from 0900 hrs to 1630 hrs with a lunch break from 1300 hrs to 1400 hrs. In Ramadan, the office opens at 0900 hrs and closes at 1530 hrs with a break of 30 minutes from 1300 hrs. Saturdays and Sundays are weekly holidays. The Embassy observes all public holidays followed by both the governments of Bhutan and Bangladesh. For a list of holidays, please click here
It depends on what you are looking for. Ideally, winter (November to February) is nice with its mild temperature range from 12–15 to 30 degrees in celsius. However, this is also a high season for tourists who like to enjoy a sunny day on the sea beaches. This is also the period one can go trekking in the hill tracts or visit the Sundarbans, the mangrove forest. Another good season is the monsoon, although the rainfall may hamper your plans, the hill tracts become lush with greenery. The rivers are flowing at their fullest, and if you are kind of a person who likes rain (like many Bangladeshis) you may enjoy this season. April is good if you would want to attend the Bengali new year festivities. If you are visiting in late spring or in the Summer, be prepared for the hot and humid weather. However, this is by and large compensated by the availability of summer fruits.

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