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Pakistani-American Salman Ahmed joins Joe Biden’s overseas coverage group

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Pakistani-American Salman Ahmed joins Joe Biden's foreign policy team

United States President-elect Joe Biden has named one other Pakistani-American in his administration, The Washington Post reported.

Pakistani-American Salman Ahmed has been inducted in Biden’s overseas coverage group as a director of coverage planning that the US State Department. 

He has served as the top of strategic planning in Barrack Obama’s National Security Council. Prior to that, he served because the chief of employees of the US Mission to the United Nations and a senior coverage advisor to the US Permanent Representative to the UN.

Ahmed is the Pakistan-American to be part of the Biden administration after Ali Zaidi was appointed local weather advisor final month.

The Pakistani-American holds a grasp’s diploma in worldwide relations from the University of Cambridge, and a bachelor of science in economics from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

He served as a senior fellow on the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the place he directed analysis and led a job pressure devoted to creating US overseas coverage work higher for the center class. 

Ahmed has managed complicated worldwide safety challenges on behalf of the White House, the US Department of State, and the UN for the previous twenty-five years. 

He additionally instantly supported then secretary of state John Kerry’s negotiations with Russia on Syria between 2013 and 2016. He was the co-chair of the International Ceasefire Task Force in Geneva.

Before becoming a member of the US Department of State in 2009, Ahmed served as a visiting professor and analysis scholar at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the place he taught graduate-level programs on peacekeeping and post-conflict reconstruction. 

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