US President Joe Biden has selected Indian-American lawyer Rashad Hussain as the Ambassador-everywhere for International Religious Freedom, the main Muslim to be named to the key situation, as per the White House.
Hussain, 41, is right now Director for Partnerships and Global Engagement at the National Security Council.
“The present declaration highlights the President’s obligation to assemble an Administration that resembles America and reflects individuals, everything being equal. Hussain is the primary Muslim to be assigned to fill in as the Ambassador-everywhere for International Religious Freedom,” the White House said in an articulation on Friday.
He recently filled in as Senior Counsel at the Department of Justice’s National Security Division. During the Obama organization, he filled in as US Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), US Special Envoy for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications and Deputy Associate White House Counsel.In his jobs as agent, Hussain worked with multilateral associations, for example, the OIC and the UN, unfamiliar governments and common society associations to grow associations in instruction, business venture, wellbeing, global security, science and innovation and different regions.
He likewise initiated endeavors on countering discrimination against Jews and securing strict minorities in Muslim-larger part nations. Preceding joining the Obama organization, Hussain dealt with the House Judiciary Committee, filling in as a legal law clerk.Hussain accepted his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School where he filled in as an editorial manager of the Yale Law Journal, and Master’s certificates in Public Administration (Kennedy School of Government) and Arabic and Islamic Studies from Harvard University.
He has likewise instructed as Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law Center and the Georgetown School of Foreign Service. He communicates in Urdu, Arabic and Spanish.