Critical times, memoirs of a South Asian diplomat

  • 272 Pages
  • 0.97 MB
  • English
University Press , Dhaka
Ahmed, Fakhruddin, 1931-, Diplomats -- Bangladesh -- Biography., Bangladesh -- Foreign relations., Bangladesh -- Politics and government --



About the Edition

Personal accounts of Fakhruddin Ahmed, b. 1931, of his experiences during his career in the foreign service of Bangladesh and his postings to the various capitals of the world.

StatementFakhruddin Ahmed.
LC ClassificationsDS395.7.A377 A3 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 272 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1255557M
ISBN 109840512293
LC Control Number94905645

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