China has appointed Zhang Zuo as the new ambassador in Bangladesh.
He replaces Ma Mingqiang, who completed his tenure in Bangladesh and already left the country for his new assignment.
Diplomatic sources said the newly-appointed Chinese ambassador (designated) to Bangladesh arrived in Dhaka on February 12 and presented copy of this credentials to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on February 14.
He is now waiting for presenting the credentials to the president, they said.
Ambassador Ma left Dhaka in December late to attend envoys conference in Beijing but he did not return to Dhaka for his farewell meetings with the president, prime minister, foreign minister and others.
Chinese embassy in Dhaka had earlier fixed the appointments, but the outgoing ambassador did not return to Dhaka, added the sources.