French Ambassador Jean-Marin SCHUH Presents Credentials to President Abdul Hamid Khan on 08 August 2019
Ambassador HE Mr. Jean-Marin SCHUH has officially begun his tenure as the French Ambassador to Bangladesh after presenting his credentials to Hon’ble President of the Republic of Bangladesh, H.E Mr. Abdul Hamid Khan in the afternoon on Thursday, 8th August, 2019.
The credentials giving ceremony was held at the Bangabhaban, the official residence and principal workplace of the President of Bangladesh.in the capital.
Upon his arrival, Ambassador-designate Mr. Jean-Marin SCHUH was given a guard of honour at the Bangabhaban. After the presentation of the Letter of Credence and Letter of Recall of his Predecessor, French Ambassador had a brief meeting with Bangladesh President H.E Mr. Abdul Hamid Khan.
Arriving in Dhaka on 22 July, 2019, Mr. Jean-Marin SCHUH succeeds Ambassador HE Mrs Marie-Annick Bourdin.
Before taking up his new assignment in Dhaka, Ambassador Jean-Marin SCHUH, who is a carrier diplomat (Foreign Affairs Senior Counsellor), was the French Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives (2015-2018).
He also served as Deputy Director for Asia and Oceania at Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2012-2015), apart from serving as Deputy Head of Mission in New Delhi (2009-2012).
Born in 1962, Mr. Jean-Marin SCHUH completed his Master’s in International Relations History.
He was afterwards appointed as Second Secretary in Beijing (1989-1993). Later, he worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Strategic Affairs division) in France (1993-1995). He was then appointed as Diplomatic and Defence Counsellor - Office of the President of the Senate (1995-1998), Deputy Head of Mission in Islamabad (1998-2001), Chargé d’affaires in Kabul (2001-2002) and Consul General in Shanghai (2002-2006).
He also received “Knight of the National Order of Merit”.