Donald Blome nominated new US ambassador to Pakistan

US Ambassador to Tunisia Donald Blome. Photo: US embassy in Tunisia.
US Ambassador to Tunisia Donald Blome. Photo: US embassy in Tunisia. 

US President Joe Biden has picked profession diplomat Donald Blome to be the new US ambassador to Pakistan, in accordance to an replace from The White House Wednesday. 

A profession diplomat, Blome is at present serving because the US ambassador in Tunisia.

The transfer by Washington comes at a time when it has to cope with a unstable Afghanistan, brimming with unrest after the US forces withdrew from the nation on August 31 and the Taliban took over the nation in mid-July. 

Tunisia, the place Blome has labored as ambassador since 2019, is a vital diplomatic outpost for the United States in North Africa, representing pursuits past the nation’s borders, together with in neighbouring Libya.

The ambassadorial place requires Senate affirmation.