Ambassador Profile








Salahuddin Noman Chowdhury


Date and Place of Birth :    29 August 1969, Dhaka

Academic Qualifications :    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka (1993)

Current Position :               Ambassador (Since 11 Nov 2020)

Previous Positions

1993-1998        :                Worked in the private sector in construction and micro-finance companies

1998 (22 Feb)    :               Joined the Bangladesh Foreign Service

1998 – 2002      :               Desk Officer at the Admin and UN Dept., MoFA

2002 – 2005      :               Second / First Secretary, Bangladesh High

                                         Commission in Islamabad, Pakistan

2005 – 2007      :               Consul, BD Consulate General in New York

2007 – 2008      :               Counsellor, BD Permanent Mission, New York


2008 – 2010      :               DCP (Visit and Policy), MoFA

2010 – 2013      :               Director (Economic Affairs), Director (South East Asia), MoFA and Vice Principal, Foreign Service Academy

2014 (Jan-Aug) :               Director General (External Publicity), MoFA

2014 – 2017      :               Deputy High Commissioner, Bangladesh High

                                          Commission, New Delhi

2017 – 2020      :               Director General (Administration), MoFA

Interests            :               Reading, Travelling

Family Particulars:             Married to Ms. Noor E Akhtar and they have two sons – Fahim Noor Chowdhury and Tahsin Munis Chowdhury

Short CV of Salahuddin Noman Chowdhury: 

Ambassador Salahuddin Noman Chowdhury joined the Bangladesh Embassy in Kathmandu on 11 November 2020.

After graduating from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1993, he worked in the private sector for five years until joining the Bangladesh Foreign Service in 1998.

In his diplomatic career, he worked in the Bangladesh Embassies in New Delhi, Islamabad and New York in various capacities. In the headquarters, he held positions in departments like Administration, External Publicity, Multilateral Economic Affairs, Protocol, United Nations, South East Asia and Foreign Service Academy.

Ambassador Chowdhury is married to Ms. Noor E Akhtar and they have two sons.