Consul General's Profile

Ms. Samia Anjum has joined the Consulate as Consul-General of Bangladesh in Los Angeles, the United States of America on March 27, 2022.

Prior to this appointment, Ms. Anjum headed the United Nations Wing as Director General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Bangladesh. She also served as Director General of the Foreign Minister’s Office.

Prior to serving as the Director-General, Ms. Anjum was posted to the Embassy of Bangladesh in Beijing from 2015-2018 as Counsellor and the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN in New York from 2011-2015 as First Secretary and then Counsellor.

A member of Bangladesh Civil Service (Foreign Affairs), Ms. Samia Anjum joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2003.  She served the Ministry in different capacities in the United Nations Wing, Americas and Pacific Wing, West Europe wing, Administration wing and the protocol wing.

Ms. Samia Anjum obtained her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Dhaka and a Master’s degree in English Literature from the same University. Later she did her M.A in International Relations from the Australian National University, Canberra.

She is married and blessed with a daughter.