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US Special Rep Dilawar Abbas has deep love for Pakistan, Urdu

July 03, 2022

ISLAMABAD: Dilawar Abbas Syed, US President Joe Biden’s Special Representative on Business and Commercial Affairs, has a deep love for Pakistan and Urdu.

“I first began reading the Imruz newspaper at the age of four and then the Jang newspaper remained under study. I read Urdu newspapers keenly.”

He also fluently speaks Urdu.

Syed went to the US in 1989 on a student visa after completing his O Level from Pakistan. He has held important positions in the US government.

Syed holds an MBA from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and earned a BA in Economics and Computer Science from the University of Texas, Austin.