The Government has decided to appoint Rear Admiral Akhtar Habib, NGP, ndc, ncc, psc, BN, as the Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Republic of Maldives.
Rear Admiral Akhtar Habib, 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 in 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 & India. He is a recipient of Navy Glorious Service Medal.
Rear Admiral Habib attended various courses at Home and Abroad. 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. He is proficient in German Language.
Rear Admiral Akhtar Habib is married and blessed with one son. He has immense fascination for reading, listening to music and playing golf.