Begum Kamrun Nahar has joined as first ever female Principal Information Officer (PIO) at Press Information Department (PID) on Sunday.
She is succeeded Dr Mohammad Jahangir Hossain, reports BSS.
A farewell reception was given to Hossain at PID while Nahar was conferred reception for joining as new head of the department.
Nahar, an officer of BCS 1984 regular batch, served as Director General (DG) of Directorate of Mass Communication.
She also served as DG of Department of Films and Publications and Bangladesh Film Archive and vice-chairman of Bangladesh Film Censor Board in her 31-year career.