Washington: For the primary time in historical past, the US Senate has authorised the appointment of a Muslim citizen as a federal decide. Zahid Qureshi, a Pakistani nationwide, is the primary Asian American to function a federal decide.
In response to particulars, the US Senate authorised the appointment of Zahid Qureshi of Pakistani origin as a federal decide. Within the US Senate, 81 votes have been solid in favor of Zahid Qureshi and 16 in opposition to.
After which Zahid Qureshi of Pakistani origin has the honour of being the primary Muslim federal decide in American historical past.
Senator Durban and Senator Kerry Booker paid tribute to the approval of the nomination of Zahid Qureshi and stated that Zahid Qureshi, the son of a Pakistani immigrant, had rendered wonderful companies and Zahid Qureshi had carried out his duties as a Justice of the Peace.
Zahid Qureshi, from New Jersey, has been a Justice of the Peace decide for 3 years. US President Biden introduced the appointment of Zahid Qureshi as a federal decide in March.
After the nomination, Zahid Qureshi appeared earlier than the Senate Judiciary Committee in April, the place the committee additionally acquired joint approval from Democrats, Republicans and senators.