“Proud Moment”: Kashmiri-origin, Sameera Fazili Gets Key Post in Joe Biden team

Sameera Fazili’s parents, who are of Kashmiri origin, wanted her to become a doctor, but she did not agree.

Ms. Fazili’s plan was completed on Friday when the Biden-Harris transition named her as deputy director of the National Economic Council at the White House. The Council coordinates economic policy-making and advises the President of the United States.

Sameera Fazili and her Kashmiri origin

Fazili is another Indian-American of Kashmiri descent, appointed to an important position in the upcoming Biden administration. Her appointment has brought joy to her extended family in Srinagar.

His uncle Rauf Fazili said, “We are very proud. Everyone should be proud in Kashmir because it is a proud moment for the entire Kashmir. ” “It is a great honor and honor for all of us and a great opportunity.”

Rauf Fazli said, “She was not born here and her parents left the valley in 1970-71, but she has a deep connection with Kashmir.” “The last time she came to the valley in 2007.”

Rauf Fazili did not get a chance to speak to his niece because she was elected by the US president who was too busy with the inauguration of Biden, which would take place on Wednesday. “However, I did talk to the rest of the family and obviously they are very happy!” he added.

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Another close family member said that Sameera Fazili, whose father is a surgeon and whose mother is a pathologist, was a bright child and brilliant in her studies.
The relative said, “Her parents wanted him to become a doctor, but he had other plans. Her inclination was towards public service. “

The relative said that Sameera Fazili is a very active person who loves skiing, swimming, tennis and travel. He said that she likes Kashmiri cuisine.

She is currently the Biden-Harris Transformation Economic Agency and was previously stationed at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, where she served as director of community and economic development.

In December, another Kashmiri woman, Ayesha Shah, was named as the manager of the White House of Digital Strategy Partnership.

In the Obama administration, Fazili served as senior policy adviser to the White House National Economic Council and a senior adviser to the US Treasury Department on both domestic finance and international affairs.

Prior to this, she was a legal lecturer at Yale Law School. Originally from Buffalo, New York, she now lives in Georgia with her husband and three children. Sameera Fazili is a graduate of Yale Law School and Harvard College.

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