MUHAMMAD ALI SORCAR

Bio of Ambassador of Bangladesh to Egypt (As of 2017)
msorcar@mofa.gov.bd

Personal Details

Date of Birth 21 November 1960
Status Married with two children

 

Education

1983 MBBS. Medicine: Medicine and Surgery Mymensingh Medical College, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
1991 MA. International Law and Diplomacy Fletcher School of Law And Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA
1992 Public Administration Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

Professional Career

ASSISTANT SECRETARY MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DHAKA DEC, 1989 – APR, 1995
  • Work in administration
  • Bilateral work in West European Desk
  • Multilateral Work in the United Nations Desk

 

FIRST SECRETARY / COUNSELLOR BANGLADESH MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK MAY 1995 – DEC 2001
  • Focal point on issues related to Economic and Finance Committee (Second Committee) of the UN
  • Coordinator of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) of the UN

 

Representative to the UN Security Council (2000-2001)
DIRECTOR (UNITED NATIONS)
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DHAKA JAN, 2002 – SEP, 2004
  • Issued related to the United Nations and Human Rights
  • Issued related to the United Nations Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and on Bangladesh’s claim on the Continental Shelf of the Bay of Bengal

 

MINISTER (POLITICAL) BANGLADESH EMBASSY, BELGIUM OCT, 2004 – FEB, 2006
  • Issued related to the Bangladesh’s claim on the Continental Shelf of the Bay of Bengal (UNCLOS)
  • Bilateral issues with Belgium and Switzerland
  • Multilateral issues with the European Commission

 

AMBASSADOR AND DEPUTY PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE BANGLADESH MISSION TO THE UN, NEW YORK MAR, 2006 – NOV, 2008
  • Issued related to the Bangladesh representation to the United Nations
  • Desktop study of Bangladesh’s claim to the Continental Shelf of the Bay of Bengal (UNCLOS) at the University of New Hampshire, USA

 

DIRECTOR-GENERAL (INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS) AND DIRECTOR-GENERAL (AMERICAS) MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DHAKA, BANGLADESH DEC, 2008 – OCT, 2010
  • Multilateral Issued related to the International Organizations. Counter-Terrorism focal point of Bangladesh.
  • Bilateral political issues related of North America

 

AMBASSADOR OF BANGLADESH TO THE KINGDOM OF NETHERLANDS THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS OCT, 2010 – OCT, 2013
  • Resident Ambassador to the Kingdom of Netherlands.
  • Concurrently accredited Ambassador to Poland, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

AMBASSADOR OF BANGLADESH TO THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY BERLIN, GERMANY NOV, 2013 –JAN, 2017
  • Resident Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • Concurrently accredited Ambassador to Czech Republic and Slovakia.

 

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE OF BANGLADESH TO EGYPT CAIRO, EGYPT FEB, 2017 TO PRESENT
  • Resident Ambassador to Arab Republic of Egypt.
  • Concurrently accredited to Niger.