Turkish Embassy in Dhaka

Ambassador's Biography

Ambassador Devrim Öztürk officially assumed his duties on 15th September 2015, following his presentation of the Letter of Credence signed by H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the President of the Republic of Turkey, to H.E. Md. Abdul Hamid, the President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

Ambassador Öztürk, after joining to the Turkish Foreign Ministry in 1989, has served as Attaché and Third Secretary at the Department for International Economic Relations and the Department of Bilateral Cultural Affairs, as First Secretary in the offices of the Deputy Undersecretary for General Political Affairs and the Deputy Undersecretary for Bilateral Political Affairs and twice as Head of Department for South Asia (2007-2009 and 2013-2015).

During his previous postings abroad, Ambassador Öztürk has served in various positions at the Turkish Embassies in Qatar, Russia, Spain, Iran and as Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Hamburg/Germany.

Mr. Öztürk is married with two children.