widenews desk: Rear Admiral Akhtar Habib has been appointed as the Bangladesh Ambassador to the Republic of Maldives. He is married and blessed with one son.

He was commissioned in Bangladesh Navy in the executive branch in 1982 . He graduated from German Naval Academy with distinction. In his long illustrated career, he commanded all the major ships and bases of Bangladesh Navy.

He also commanded Bangladesh Navy Fleet, Chittagong Naval Area, Naval Aviation and Navy’s Special Warfare Force.

Besides, Rear Admiral Habib served with National Security Intelligence (NSI), Special Security Force (SSF), Armed Forces Division (AFD) and at Naval Headquarters as Director of Naval Operations (DNO).

He was an active participant of the bilateral talks on “Delimitation of Maritime Boundary” between Bangladesh and India. He is a recipient of Navy Glorious Service Medal.

He graduated from Naval Command College, USA and completed MSc in “Defence & Strategic Studies” from Madras University, India, Master in Defence Studies (MDS) from National University, Gazipur (First Class), and Master in Security Studies (MSS) from Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) with distinction.


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