The United States State Department has appointed Pakistani-American businessman and entrepreneur Dilawar Syed the new Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs. The special representative is responsible for advancing trade, commercial, and economic policies for America’s workers and the middle-class to help create well-paying jobs and strengthen American communities. During Barak Obama’s administration, Syed played important role in promoting State Department’s Global Entrepreneurship Program.
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“The Department of State is pleased to announce Dilawar Syed as the new Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs,” a statement from the State Department said.
Syed also connected Silicon Valley innovators with emerging entrepreneurial ecosystems in the US.
Syed immigrated to the US as a college student to attend the College of Wooster in Ohio, according to the state-run Associated Press of Pakistan (APP).
Source: Arab News PK