Another Bangladeshi-American name has been added to the Biden administration. Farah Ahmed, an American of Bangladeshi descent, has been appointed because of the Chief of Staff of the Under Secretary of the agricultural Development Secretariat under the US Department of Agriculture. He was given the appointment on January 21.
He is the son of Narsingdi, a university teacher. Matlub Ahmed and Dr. Ferdous Ahmed’s daughter and former chairman of the Bangladesh nuclear energy Commission. Granddaughter of Abdul Baten Khan.
Farah, who graduated from Princeton, New Jersey after graduating from Cornell University, previously served as Senior Program Coordinator at Consumer Education and Senior Advisor to the Chief Operating Officer of the buyer Financial Protection Bureau. He has also worked at the USDA.