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U.S. Embassy


Welcome to the United States Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The United States has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Bangladesh continuously since 1971. The bilateral relationship is strong and growing stronger.

The U.S. Mission to Bangladesh is currently headed by Ambassador-Designate Peter D. Haas.

The Ambassador is assisted by the staffs of the Political/Economic/Commercial, Public Affairs, Management and Consular Sections. The U.S. Mission to Bangladesh includes several other agencies of the United States Government, including the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Foreign Agriculture Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Defense Attache Office.

This section contains more information about the Ambassador, different sections and agencies in the U.S. Mission, as well as Mission locations and hours.

Key Officers

Reed J. Aeschliman – USAID Mission Director
Arturo Hines – Political and Economic Counselor
Trishita Maula – Management Officer
Stephen Ibelli – Public Affairs Counselor
Nathan Flook – Consul General
Daniel Bleakmore – Regional Security Officer
LTC Michael De Michiei – Senior Defense Official and Defense Attaché
MAJ Hunter Gallacher – Office of Defense Cooperation
Jae Park – Acting Legal Attaché
Garth Backe – Resident Legal Advisor
Christopher Howard – Resident Legal Advisor
Sarah Gilleski – Agricultural Attaché
Dr. Neely Kaydos-Daniels – CDC Country Director
Sohel Mollah – DHS Attaché
John Fay – Commercial Counselor
Leena Khan – Labor Attaché