Maj Gen Syed Tareq Hussain new Bangladesh ambassador to Kuwait

The Report Desk

Published: May 17, 2024, 05:46 PM

Maj Gen Syed Tareq Hussain new Bangladesh ambassador to Kuwait

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The government has decided to appoint Major General Syed Tareq Hussain as the new Ambassador of Bangladesh to Kuwait, foreign ministry said on Friday.

Just before being deputed to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Major General Tareq was serving as Senior Directing Staff of National Defense College, a press release of the ministry said. 

During his distinguished military career, he has served in various staff, instructional and command appointments.

His major assignments throughout the career include Commandant of Bangladesh Ordinance Factory, GOC of 19 Infantry Division and Commander of 44 and 72 Infantry Brigades. Major General Tareq had also the distinct honour of serving in the United Nations Peacekeeping Missions in Angola and Côte d‍‍`Ivoire.

Major General Tareq had obtained graduate degrees from some of the most prestigious military institutions across the globe namely Defence Services Command and Staff College in Mirpur, Bangladesh, Defence Services Staff College in Wellington, India and US Army War College in Pennsylvania.

He also obtained three post-graduation degrees-- Masters in Defence Studies from National University of Bangladesh, Masters in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University, India and Masters in Strategic Studies from US Army War College.

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