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Families returning to FATA to benefit from USAID-UN projects

Report highlights Livelihoods and Food Security of FATA Returnees

PESHAWAR (Pakistan) – As thousands of internally displaced person from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) begin their journey back home following the end of military operations, they need help to rebuild their livelihoods and communities. The recent project by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partner organizations aims to ensure that early recovery is included as part of a humanitarian ... Read More »

Pakistani and U.S. Academics promote Higher Education Linkages

Washington, D.C. (United States) – Pakistani and United States academics agreed to promote the spirit of academic collaboration between the two countries’ higher education communities. Senior Pakistani academics from 33 universities met with 21 U.S. partner institutions in Washington, D.C. for a four-day workshop from October 26 to 30. The workshop allowed participants to promote community engagement, interactive teaching methods, collaborative ... Read More »

New York Police officers build ties with Pakistani Police and Communities

NYPD officers Lieutenant Adeel Rana and Detective Elvis Vukelj met with Pakistani police counterparts in Islamabad on October 26, 2015. Photo: US Embassy in Pak

NYPD visit Pakistan foster stronger relations between the police and the communities Islamabad – Two New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers arrived in Pakistan on October 25 for an eight-day visit to exchange knowledge with Pakistani law enforcement professionals about concrete ways to foster positive and productive relations between the police and the communities they serve. Lieutenant Adeel Rana ... Read More »

U.S. Amb. Olson appreciates Pakistan’s hospitality, friendship in farewell message

U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson while announcing new science and technology projects at the National University of Sciences and Technology in Islamabad. Photo: U.S. Embassy Pakistan Flickr

U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson’s farewell message for Pakistanis ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – In his farewell video message for Pakistanis, U.S. Ambassador Richard G. Olson shared his heartfelt gratitude to the people of Pakistan and the friends he made during his 3-year service in Pakistan. “I would like to thank the people of Pakistan for their warm hospitality and the sense of ... Read More »

U.S.-Pakistan Clean Energy Partnership to benefit 30 million Pakistanis

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The United States will work with the Pakistani government to invest in clean energy to expand that country’s electricity system to 30 million more people. The White House on Thursday announced the U.S.-Pakistan Clean Energy Partnership to kickstart more clean energy investments in Pakistan by the private sector. The goal is to add 3,000 megawatts of clean energy power to ... Read More »

US Ambassador Richard Olson appointed Pak-Afghan Special Representative

US Ambassador Richard Olson appointed Pak-Afghan Special Representative

U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan will assume his responsibilities as SRAP on November 17 WASHINGTON (United States) – Ambassador Richard Olson has been appointed as new Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) after serving as U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan for last three years. Ambassador Richard Olson will succeed Dan Feldman, who concluded his tenure September 18, as U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan ... Read More »

Pakistani students explore study options in United States

Around 19 U.S. universities visited Pakistan to promote U.S study options for Pakistani students

Representatives of 19 American Universities visited Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi to promote U.S. study options Islamabad – Pakistani students had the chance to explore study options in United States as well as interact with representatives  of American universities. Around 19 U.S. universities visited Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi city to promote U.S study options for Pakistani students by participating in college fairs and visiting schools. The ... Read More »

US sponsored “back to school’ expo attracts huge audience

ISLAMABAD – Hundreds of Pakistani students attended a “Back to School” fair in Islamabad on Sept 21, 2015 sponsored by Education USA Pakistan, in coordination with the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). Pakistani students interested in studying in the United States met alumni from more than 50 U.S. colleges and universities, who talked about their own experiences.  U.S. Embassy Diplomats and ... Read More »

Peshawar School children meets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Pak Ambassador in Washington

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry greets students from the Peshawar Army Public School, Pakistan at the State Depatment

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with 12 students from the Peshawar Army Public School, Pakistan. The students are in the U.S. to participate in the U.S.-Pakistan Global Leadership and STEM Program – a program which was developed and is being implemented by Meridian International Center, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and in ... Read More »

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