US President George Bush has nominated James F Moriarty to be the new ambassador of the United States to Bangladesh.
Moriarty, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, most recently served as the US ambassador to Nepal.
Prior to this, he served as special assistant to the president and senior director for Asian Affairs on the National Security Council.
Earlier, Moriarty served as a counselor in the Political Section of the American Embassy in Beijing. He received his bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College.
Amir Khasru has the details.