Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman has joined the Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore on 26 December 2016 as the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the Republic of Singapore.
Prior to his joining this position, Mr. Rahman served as the Director General of the United Nations Wing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka.
A career diplomat, Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman joined the Bangladesh Foreign Service in 1993. During his long service, Mr. Rahman served as the Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York, Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata, India as well as held various diplomatic positions in Bangladesh Missions in Geneva, New York and Paris.
He also served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka in different capacities including as the Director in the United Nations Wing.
Mr. Rahman completed his graduation in Medical Science from Sir Salimullah Medical College in 1989. Later on, Mr. Rahman earned a Masters Degree (LLM) in Public International Law from University of London, UK. He also obtained a Post-graduate Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy from International Institute of Public Administration under the School of Public Administration (ENA) in Paris, France. He pursued a Post-graduate Certificate Course in Conflict Management from University of York, UK and in Law of the Seas at the University of Southampton, UK. He is also pursuing PhD at the faculty of Law, University of Maastricht, Netherlands.
Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman represented Bangladesh in many international conferences and events at home and abroad including the United Nations General Assembly sessions. He is an elected Board Member of the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund. His special area of interest is ‘Human Rights and Development’.
Apart from Bangla, his mother tongue, he speaks English and French.