Ms. Nahida Sobhan is the next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Canada.

Ambassador Ms. Nahida Sobhan, the serving Bangladesh envoy to Jordan, has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Canada. She will be replacing Ambassador Dr. Khalilur Rahman in this capacity.

Ms. Nahida Sobhan, a career diplomat of the 15th batch of BCS (Foreign Affairs) cadre, joined the Foreign Service in 1995. Since February 2020, she has been serving as Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, with concurrent accreditation to Palestine and Syria. In her illustrious diplomatic career, she has also served in Bangladesh Missions in Rome, Kolkata, and Geneva in different capacities. At the headquarters, she has held several important positions Director General of UN & Human Rights Wing as well as Multilateral Economic Affairs Wing.

Ms. Nahida Sobhan obtained her Master of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Dhaka. She also completed several professional training courses both at home and abroad and represented Bangladesh in numerous bilateral and multilateral meetings. Ambassador Nahida Sobhan is fluent in English and French while Bengali is her native language. She is also learning Arabic.

In her personal life, Ms. Nahida Sobhan is married and blessed with two children.


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