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Ghori-Ahmad joins USIP to discuss Pakistan’s post-pandemic economic outlook

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Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Ghori-Ahmad to join Clubhouse to discuss why Muslim representation in policy and government positions matters

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Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Event recap: “The future of US-Pakistan relations with H.E. Ambassador Asad Khan”

On March 9, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the Embassy of Pakistan were joined by Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Dr. Asad Majeed Khan, for a timely conversation on the future of the US-Pakistan relations.

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Economy & Business Pakistan

Safiya Ghori-Ahmad is a nonresident senior fellow at the South Asia Center. She is also director and member of South Asia and McLarty Inbound practices and helps coordinate the firm’s business development and global client management efforts. Ms. Ghori-Ahmad previously served on the staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, covering South and Central Asia. She also served in the State Department, as an advisor on Pakistan and Afghanistan in the Office of the Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) under Secretaries Clinton and Kerry. She began her State Department career in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, where she managed portfolios in South Asia and traveled extensively throughout the region promoting good governance, transparency, and the rule of law.

Prior to joining McLarty Associates, Ms. Ghori-Ahmad led global business development at an international law firm in her hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas, where her work took her to Southeast Asia and beyond.

Ms. Ghori-Ahmad is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She holds a JD and MA from the University of Arkansas and speaks fluent Hindi and Urdu and intermediate Arabic.