US Consul General in Karachi assumes charge

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US Consul General in Karachi assumes charge

KARACHI (APP): Grace W Shelton assumed charge as the US Consul General here on Thursday, a spokesperson for the US Consulate General in Karachi said.

A career diplomat in the United States Foreign Service, she most recently served as the Director of the Office of Central Asian Affairs in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs.

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She also served as the Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Hamilton, Bermuda.Her other previous assignments include Slovenia, Nepal, Belarus, Malaysia and Washington DC.

Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Shelton was an attorney with Bouhan, Williams & Levy in Savannah, Georgia and a law clerk to the Honorable Duross Fitzpatrick, United States District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia.

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She has JD and Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bucknell University.