U.S. global aid chief announces resignation

December 17, 2014 8:37 PM

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WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of the U.S. global development agency announced on Wednesday that he will step down from his post in February, saying he had "mixed emotions" about leaving but did not elaborate.

The youngest person ever named to head USAID, Shah, a 41-year-old medical doctor, served for nearly five years. He took over as USAID administrator just days before the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

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