New US Ambassador Peter Haas arrives in Dhaka

Peter Haas, the newly appointed US Ambassador to Bangladesh, arrived in Dhaka today.

According to the US embassy here, he was most recently the US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs.

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Formerly the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Policy and Negotiations, Haas was the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Economic Affairs.

Haas has also worked as a charg, d’affaires, and Deputy Permanent Representative at the United States Mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), as well as the US Consul General in Mumbai, India, and as an Economic Counselor at the United States Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.

He graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University with a BA in International Studies and German. He was a Marshall Scholar at the London School of Economics, where he received MSc (Econ) degrees in both World Economy Politics and Comparative Government.

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