Director, Principal Regional Office(s) for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization since 1990. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh, 1988-1989. Ambassador of Bangladesh to Saudi Arabia, 1985-1987.
Ambassador of Bangladesh to Egypt, 1983-1985. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum, Bangladesh, 1984-1985. Various posts, Government of Bangladesh, 1971-1983, Government of Pakistan.