Indian-American lawyer Rashad Hussain has been designated as the Ambassador-everywhere for International Religious Freedom by the Joe Biden-organization.
Rashad Hussain, 41, is at present the Director for Partnerships and Global Engagement at the National Security Council. He has recently filled in as a Senior Counsel at the Department of Justice’s National Security Division.
In a proclamation on Friday, the White House said, “The present declaration highlights the President’s obligation to construct an organization that resembles America and reflects individuals, everything being equal. Hussain is the main Muslim to be named to fill in as the Ambassador-everywhere for International Religious Freedom.”
The position involves heading the Office of International Religious Freedom in the US State Department. Whenever endorsed by the Senate, Hussain will be the primary Muslim to hold the post.
At the times of Obama Administration, Rashad Hussain filled in as the 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, Rashad Hussain worked with multilateral associations like the OIC and UN, unfamiliar governments, and common society associations to extend organizations in training, business, wellbeing, worldwide security, science and innovation, and different regions.He was also a part of the Justice Department, as the senior counsel of the National Security Division.
Rashad Hussain likewise led endeavors on countering hostile to semitism and securing strict minorities in Muslim-larger part nations.
Preceding joining the Obama Administration, Rashad Hussain dealt with the House Judiciary Committee, filled in as a legal law agent to the Hon. Damon Keith on the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and was an Associate Counsel to the Obama-Biden Transition Project.
“Rashad Hussain is an impressive advocate of freedom of religion or belief in challenging diplomatic contexts,” said AJC CEO David Harris.