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New US Ambassador Miller due Nov 18

  • Published at 09:31 pm November 10th, 2018
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Upon arrival, the ambassador will present his credentials to President Abdul Hamid

Newly appointed US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on November 18.

A US embassy official said this on Saturday, reports UNB.

Upon arrival, the ambassador will present his credentials to President Abdul Hamid.

Earlier, the US Senate confirmed the appointment of Miller as the next US ambassador to Bangladesh, as Ambassador Marcia Bernicat had completed her tenure.

Miller, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, previously served as the US ambassador to Botswana from 2014.

Prior to his role as chief of mission (COM) in Botswana, Miller served as consul general in Johannesburg, South Africa from 2011-2014, and as regional security officer (RSO) at embassies in New Delhi, India from 2008-2011, Baghdad, Iraq from 2007-2008, and Jakarta, Indonesia from 2004-2007.

Ambassador Miller has also served as a senior regional security officer in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  from 2000-2003, assistant special agent in charge of the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) at the Boston Field Office, Boston, Massachusetts from 1998-2000, and as senior regional security officer at Gaborone, Botswana from 1995-1998.

He served at the DSS headquarters in Washington from 1994-95, and at field offices in Miami from 1990- 93 and San Francisco from 1987 - 88.

Miller was assistant RSO in San Salvador, El Salvador from 1988-90. He served as an officer in the US Marine Corps from 1981-1984 and US Marine Corps Reserves from 1985-1992.

Miller earned his BA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1981 and graduated from the US Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Quantico, Virginia in 1994, according to the website of US State Department.