Syed Mahmud Hossain has been appointed Chief Justice of Bangladesh barely three months after Surendra Kumar Sinha resigned from the post.
President Md Abdul Hamid administered the oath for Hossain as the 22nd chief justice of the Supreme Court in Dhaka.
Justice Miah was set to retire on Nov 10 this year, while Justice Hossain in December 2021.
Born on Dec 31, 1954, Hossain started practicing law in 1981 and two years later went on to practice in the High Court.
- Bangladesh PM- Sheikh Hasina.
- Capital- Dhaka.
- Currency- Bangladeshi Taka.