Minister of Foreign Affairs (Bangladesh)

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Minister of Foreign Affairs
Bengali: পররাষ্ট্রমন্ত্রী
(Pororashtrya Montri)
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Nominator Prime Minister
Appointer President
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad
Formation 1971
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The Minister of Foreign Affairs (Bengali: পররাষ্ট্রমন্ত্রী; Pororashtrya Montri; or simply the Foreign Minister) is the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

List of foreign ministers[edit]

No. Name of Foreign Minister Portrait Entered Office Left Office
1 Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad April 1971 December 1971
2 Abdus Samad Azad December 1971 March 1973
3 Kamal Hossain Dr. Kamal Hossain in front of Bangladesh Supreme Court.PNG March 1973 August 1975
4 Abu Sayeed Chowdhury August 1975 November 1975
5 Prof. Muhammad Shamsul Haque November 1975 March 1982
6 A R Shamsud Doha March 1982 June 1984
7 Humayun Rashid Choudhury June 1984 July 1985
8 Anisul Islam Mahmud July 1985 December 1990
9 A S M Mustafizur Rahman December 1990 March 1996
10 Abdus Samad Azad March 1996 July 2001
11 Justice Latifur Rahman July 2001 October 2001
12 A. Q. M. Badruddoza Chowdhury October 2001 November 2001
13 Morshed Khan Khan et Powell.jpg November 2001 October 2006
14 Iajuddin Ahmed October 2006 January 2007
15 Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury January 2007 January 2009
16 Dipu Moni Dr Dipu moni.JPG January 2009 November 2013
17 Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali November 2013 January 2014
18 Sheikh Hasina January 2014 February 2014
19 Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali February 2014 incumbent

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