(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
US Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs,
Dilawar Syed, will visit India, Bangladesh and Pakistan to build
commercial and economic ties in the South Asia region.
Taking to Twitter, Syed said,“Heading to Bangladesh, India, and
Pakistan to build on our commercial and economic ties in the
“With a population surpassing 1.8 billion, South Asia is
brimming with talent, dynamism, and opportunity. Honoured to lead
our economic engagement at this historic time,” he added.
Earlier in February, this year, Syed was announced as the new
Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs.
“Special Representative Syed brings a strong background in
business and entrepreneurship, having built global enterprises in
the fields of technology, healthcare, and business services,”
according to the statement released by the US Department of
According to the statement, during Obama's reign, Syed played an
active role in promoting the State Department's Global
Entrepreneurship Program and connecting Silicon Valley innovators
with emerging entrepreneurial ecosystems.
The statement further stated that while being the founding chair
of the California Entrepreneurship Task Force, Syed drove the
inclusive entrepreneurship that bridged coastal regions with the
state's rural heartland and helped small businesses struggling with
the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Serving in the State Department's Bureau of Economic and
Business Affairs, the Special Representative for Commercial and
Business Affairs advances trade, commercial, and economic policies
for America's workers and the middle-class to help create
well-paying jobs and strengthen our communities,” the statement
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