WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden has named a Pakistani-born woman as the head of the Federal Trade Commission, a top federal regulatory authority. Lena Khan, 32, is the youngest person to hold the post.
I’m so grateful to the Senate for my confirmation. Congress created the FTC to safeguard fair competition and protect consumers, workers, and honest businesses from unfair & deceptive practices. I look forward to upholding this mission with vigor and serving the American public.
— Lina Khan (@linamkhan) June 15, 2021
According to the World News Agency, US President Joe Biden has chosen Lena Khan, a critic of Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google, to head the Federal Trade Commission. Lena Khan, a 32-year-old Pakistani-born lawyer, has also been approved by the Senate as the head of the Federal Trade Commission.
According to the New York Times, Lena Khan was born into a Pakistani family in London and her parents moved to the United States from London when she was 11 years old. Lena Khan has been a professor at Columbia University Law School, but her fame came from her article “Amazon Anti-Trust Paradox” against the uncrowned king of the technology world, Amazon.
Lena Khan has been critical of the antitrust of several technology companies, including Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon, and in 2019 and 2020 she played a key role in bilateral investigations as a lawyer for the House Judiciary Antitrust Panel Was
It should be noted that Lena Khan has become the youngest head of the US regulatory authority “FTC.