Yasir Rashid took his BA degree in International Relations at Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University in 2019. During his undergraduate years in Kazakhstan, Yasir collaborated actively with the Consulate General of Afghanistan in Almaty, the UN Office of Public Information, and UNFPA CO in Kazakhstan. On extra curriculum activities, he worked closely with Kazakhstani youth as a Focal Point in-Charge of Y-PEER Kazakhstan on Youth Leadership, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Climate Changes, and Environmental Issues. Yasir Rashid graduated with MA in “International Political Economy” at Marmara University in 2021, with a thesis titled "China-US Rivalry and Its Implications on Major Ports and Other Infrastructure Projects in South Asia: A Political Economy Approach". Besides Persian, he is fluent in English, Russian, Turkish, and Kazakh.