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Published:  01:07 AM, 08 August 2019

Morshed Khan

Morshed Khan

Morshed Khan is a Bangladeshi politician who served as the foreign minister of Bangladesh from 2001 to 2006. Khan was born on 8 August 1940 in Chittagong. He studied engineering at the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, and graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering.

Following that, he received his postgraduate diploma from Sophia University, Japan. He became active in politics first as the chairman to the Committee of Foreign Affairs and then as a special envoy of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, during the Bangladesh Nationalist Party led government between 1991 and 1996.

He has served several terms in the Jatiyo Sangshad, the national parliament of Bangladesh. He served as the Foreign Minister in the Cabinet from October 2001 until a caretaker government took office to prepare for new elections in October 2006.

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