The US Senate Finance Committee has approved the nomination of Janet Yellen for the post of Secretary of the Treasury.

Iran PressAmerica: Janet Yellen, the former head of the US Federal Reserve, is set to become Treasury Secretary in the new US administration, a leading economist and retired professor at Berkeley University.

She is also the first woman in US history to win all three major economic positions in the United States, including the Federal Reserve, the White House Economic Advisory Council, and the Treasury Secretary.