Pakistani-American joins Biden admin


WASHINGTON: Another Pakistani-American has been inducted in the US President-elect Joe Biden’s administration, The Washington Post reported.

Salman Ahmed will be joining Biden’s foreign policy team as director of policy planning at the State Department. Ahmed previously served as head of strategic planning in Barrack Obama’s National Security Council.

He also served as the chief of staff of the US Mission to the United Nations and a senior policy advisor to the US Permanent Representative to the UN. He is the second Pakistan-American to be a part of the Biden administration after Ali Zaidi was appointed climate advisor last month.

He holds a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Cambridge, and a bachelor of science in economics from New York University‚Äôs Stern School of Business. Ahmed served as a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for…

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