The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has approved the nomination of Earl Robert Miller as the next US Ambassador to Bangladesh, according to the official website of US Department of State.
“The Ambassador-designate must still be officially sworn in before arriving in Dhaka to present his credentials to President Md. Abdul Hamid,” a post by the official Facebook page of the US Embassy Dhaka said today.
Miller is serving as the Ambassador to Botswana since December 18, 2014. He will succeed current US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat, who has been on assignment to Bangladesh since February 4, 2015.
Ambassador Miller has served as Senior Regional Security Officer, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2000-2003), Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Diplomatic Security Service (DSS), Boston Field Office, Boston, Massachusetts (1998-2000) and Senior Regional Security Officer, Gaborone, Botswana (1995-1998).
He earned a B.A. at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1981 and graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Quantico, Virginia in 1994.