Embassy’s History

BRIEF HISTORY OF EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA IN DHAKA

The first Indonesian Mission in Dhaka was established as the Consulate General covering East Pakistan, as Bangladesh was known back then. Following Indonesia’s recognition of the independence of Bangladesh on 25 February 1972, the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Dhaka was formally established on 1 May 1972. The Embassy was located in a rented premise at 75 Gulshan Avenue, Dhaka. The first Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Bangladesh was His Excellency Haji Maimoen Habsjah, who served from 24 November 1972 to March 1976.

Since its establishment, the Embassy has been led by 12 ambassadors; the current Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Iwan Wiranataatmadja being the 12th. The Embassy’s premise moved permanently to the current premise in Gulshan-2 in 2000.

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Dhaka has been concurrently accredited to Nepal.

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Dhaka has been concurrently accredited to Nepal.

LIST OF INDONESIAN AMBASSADORS IN DHAKA FFROM 1972-TILL DATE

 NO NAME TENURE
1 H.E. H. Maimoen Habsjah 24 November 1972 – March 1976
2 H.E. Mr. Effendi Nur 30 March 1976 – 13 May 1978
3 H.E. Mr. Sajid Basoeki Sastrohartojo 8 November 1978 – 12 December 1982
4 H.E. H. Rachmat Sukartiko 16 June 1983 – 30 June 1986
5 H.E. H. Mohamad Achirul Aen 7 December 1986 – 28 December 1989
6 H.E. Air Vice Marshal Soemakno Iswadi 23 July 1990 – 31 July 1993
7 H.E. Mr. Hadi Wayarabi Alhadar 17 September 1993 – 30 June 1997
8 H.E. Mr. Soetanto Soemardjo 25 August 1997 – 29 August 2000
9 H.E. Mr. Mansjur Maddolangeng 16 August 2001 – 7 September 2004
10 H.E. Mr. Warmas Hasan Saputra October 2004 – May 2008
11 H.E. Mr. Zet Mirzal Zainuddin 1 June 2009 – September 2012
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H.E. Mr. Iwan Wiranataatmajda

 

20 January 2013 – Till Date

 

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