Nazneen Anwar presented her letter of credence to the foreign minister of the Maldives, Abdulla Shahid, on 18 April.
Apart from holding a Master's degree in public health and a certificate in public health research by the Harvard University, Nazneen Anwar has garnered more than 35 years of professional hands-on experience in multiple fields, including mental health, health policy, planning, and capacity development.
She has worked in different capacities for the WHO’s regional office for South-East Asia, and country office in Bangladesh. She also worked for the health ministry of Bangladesh.
Born in Chattogram, Nazneen Anwar is a mother of two sons and one daughter. She studied at St. Scholastica High School, Chittagong College, while her alma mater is Chittagong Medical College.