THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Daytona Beach, Florida) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release July 9, 1998
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES WILLIAM B. MILAM AS U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN
The President today announced his intent to nominate William B. Milam to be U.S. Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
Ambassador William B. Milam, of Sacramento, California, is a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor. He has previously served as U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Finance and Development, Special Negotiator for Environment at the Department of State, Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde, Cameroon, and in a number of other annexes and domestic positions of the Department of State. He is currently Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia.
Ambassador Milam received an A.B. from Stanford University and an M.A. from the University of Michigan. He has received two Presidential awards for outstanding service as well as the James Clement Dunn Award and a Superior Honor Award.