Ambassador appointed UN Under-Secretary-General
- Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations has been appointed as the Under Secretary General of the United Nations. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Ambassador Fatima. She succeeds Courtenay Rattray of Jamaica who was appointed as the Chef de Cabinet.
- Ambassador Rabab Fatima is the first woman diplomat from Bangladesh to be appointed to this post.
- With her appointment as Assistant Secretary General to the UN, Rabab Fatima has become the highest ranking official of Bangladesh under the UN system.
- The appointment of Rabab Fatima is testimony to Bangladesh’s close engagement with the multilateral diplomatic system and recognition of the professionalism of Bangladeshi diplomats.
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Published date : 14 Jun 2022 05:21PM