US President names Pakistani-American Lina Khan to lead Federal Trade Commission

Radio Pakistan  |  Jun 16, 2021

US President Joe Biden has named Lina Khan, a Pakistani-American, to lead the Federal Trade Commission.

Earlier, the Senate confirmed Lina Khan as a Commissioner in a 69-28 bipartisan vote.

Lina Khan was born in London to Pakistani parents who immigrated to the United States when she was 11.

Lina Khan, 32, was sworn in on Tuesday, making her the youngest chairperson in the F.T.C.’s history.

Her appointment was also hailed by many Democratic lawmakers.

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