Minister of Foreign Affairs (Bangladesh)

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Minister of Foreign Affairs
পররাষ্ট্রমন্ত্রী
(Pororashtrya Montri)
Government Seal of Bangladesh.svg
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
NominatorPrime Minister
AppointerPresident
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderKhondaker Mostaq Ahmad
Formation14 April 1971
Websitemofa.gov.bd

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.jpg 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 Anisul Islam Mahmud portrait.jpg 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 Morshed Khan.jpg November 2001 October 2006
14 Iajuddin Ahmed October 2006 January 2007
15 Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury in New Delhi on 31 March 2007.jpg January 2007 January 30, 2009
16 Dipu Moni Dipu Moni February 2013 (8510153398).jpg January 30, 2009 November 20, 2013
17 Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali 2016.jpg 20 November 2013 7 January 2019
18 AK Abdul Momen Abulkalam Abdul Momen - 2019 (47512344132) (cropped).jpg 7 January 2019 incumbent

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