H.E. Ambassador Muhammad Abdul Muhith
Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations
Ambassador Muhammad Abdul Muhith presented his credentials to the United Nations Secretary-General as the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on 02 August 2022. He is currently serving as the Chair of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission and as the President of the Executive Board of United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women).
Ambassador Muhith joined Bangladesh Foreign Service in 1993. Prior to his current post, he was the Ambassador of Bangladesh to Austria with concurrent accreditation to Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Offices and International Organizations in Vienna (2020-2022). He also served as the Ambassador of Bangladesh to Denmark with concurrent accreditation to Estonia and Iceland from 2015 to 2020.
In his diplomatic career spanning around three decades, he served in different capacities at various Bangladesh Missions abroad including in the Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington DC (Minister and Deputy Chief), Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York (Counsellor/Minister), Embassy of Bangladesh in Doha (Counsellor), Embassy of Bangladesh in Rome (Second /First Secretary) and Embassy of Bangladesh in Kuwait (Third/Second Secretary). In the Headquarters, among other responsibilities, he served as the Director-General of Americas Wing, Europe Wing and as the Director of the office of the Foreign Secretary.
Ambassador Muhith holds Bachelor and Masters degree in Social Science from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is married and blessed with two daughters.