The Peace Operations Training Institute is proud to present the latest student to be recognized in our 'Student Spotlight' section: Lieutenant Commander Muhammad Rashedul Karim.
Lieutenant Commander Muhammad Rashedul Karim was born in the Noakhali District in Bangladesh in 1983 and joined the Bangladesh Navy as an officer cadet in January 2001. He was commissioned in the Executive Branch after two years of training at the Bangladesh Naval Academy. Karim completed basic courses at the BNS Issa Khan naval base, and later completed a specialization in Long Navigation and Direction through the Pakistan Naval Academy. He also completed an Electronics Warfare Course, Officer Warfare Course, and Principle Warfare Officer’s Course at the School of Maritime Tactics and Warfare. In 2012, he completed an International Maritime and Humanitarian Course through the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence.
Karim has been appointed to various posts on naval ships, in Naval Headquarters, and at the Naval Academy in Chittagong, Bangladesh. He is currently serving with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali.
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Muhammad Rashedul Karim, Bangladesh
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