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US Consul General Joel Reifman assumes post in Hyderabad

US Consul General Joel Reifman assumes post in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Aug 21 (UNI) Mr Joel Reifman assumed the position of US Consul General in Hyderabad on Tuesday.



Prior to his present assignment, Consul General Reifman served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh. His assignments at the State Department in Washington DC include Senior Liaison in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research and Deputy Director of the Office of Aviation Negotiations in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, a statement here said on Wednesday.



“It feels wonderful to have arrived in Hyderabad as US Consul General, I’m already experiencing the warmth and hospitality for which this region of India is so fittingly famous,” commented Consul General Reifman.



According to the statement Consul General Reifman’s other overseas assignments include Senior Deputy Coordinating Director for Development and Economic Affairs at the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Charge d’ Affaires at the US Embassy in Asmara, Eritrea, Provincial Reconstruction Team Leader in Iraq’s western Anbar province, and Economic Counselor at both the US Embassy in Panama and the US Embassy in Islamabad. He was a Pearson Fellow in the Office of Senator Joseph Lieberman.



Before joining the State Department, Consul General Reifman served as an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate in the US Air Force. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University, the statement added.

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