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Earl R. Miller nominated new US envoy to Bangladesh

International Desk
Published on : 18 July 2018, 10:45 AM
Earl R. Miller nominated new US envoy  to Bangladesh

 

Earl Robert Miller has been nominated as the new US Ambassador to Bangladesh. On Tuesday (July 17th) President Donald Trump announced the name of this diplomat.

Miller, who is acting as US Ambassador to Botswana, will replace Marcia Bernicat in Bangladesh. However, before joining Bangladesh, Miller`s nomination will require the Senate`s approval.

Before taking office as the ambassador to Botswana, Miller served as the Consul General in Johannesburg, South Africa from 2011 to 2014. He also served as the regional security officer in New Delhi, Baghdad and Jakarta.

Miller has worked at the US State Department on diplomatic security service, including leading role in six US missions abroad.

From 1981 to 1984, Miller served as a US Marine. Miller graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in 1981.

He has received several awards, including the State Department`s Award for Heroism and the Shield of Bravery from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He is fluent in Indonesian, French, and Spanish languages.

 

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