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USAID supports Pakistan to boost Mango export

USAID helping Pakistani mango exporters become more competitive internationally

USAID helping Pakistani mango exporters become more competitive internationally At the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) “Mango Gala”, USAID Mission Director Jerry Bisson and Chairman Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Dr. Yusuf Zafar paved the way for 13 mango farmers to receive mango graders worth more than $750,000, which will greatly increase Pakistan’s mango production and exports. Nepalese Ambassador ... Read More »

Pakistan aims to become self-sufficient in maize seed production

National Maize workshop Pakistan

USAID-funded Agricultural Innovation Program together with the PARC work on new affordable climate-resilient and nutrient-enriched maize ISLAMABAD – The National Maize Workshop in Islamabad was opened by the Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan and the Deputy Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Julie Chen. The workshop showcases the progress of ... Read More »

Pakistan Private Investment Initiative invests Rs15.6b in Pakistan’s SME sector

USAID Mission Director Mr. John Groarke, Representative of Pakistan Catalyst Fund Mr. Asad Shafqat and Representative of Abraaj Pakistan Fund Mr. Nayyer Hussein and Mr. Ali Saigol of the Baltoro Growth Fund at the USAID’s Pakistan Private Investment Initiative at a year of progress event.

USAID’s Pakistan Private Investment Initiative is helping local investment firms to support the SME sector to grow and thrive ISLAMABAD – The U.S. government is investing Rs 15.6 billion in Pakistan’s dynamic small and medium-sized business in partnership with three investment funds under the Pakistan Private Investment Initiative (PPII) programme. Pakistan Private Investment Initiative (PPII), a program of the U.S. ... Read More »

Pakistani Citrus Exporters assisted by USAID to boost sales globally

Pakistani Citrus Exporters assisted by USAID to boost sales globally

Citrus expo to boost sales of Pakistan’s kinnow and help citrus exporters become more competitive globally A Citrus Exposition was held in Islamabad to boost its sales both in Pakistan and abroad to ensure Pakistan’s kinnow exporters become more competitive internationally. The United States Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale and Mr. Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, Federal Minister for National Food ... Read More »

US to provide $81 Million for the Construction of Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam

U.S to Provide $81 Million for the Construction of Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam Project

Total 16,000 acres of agricultural land will be irrigated and 18 megawatts of electricity will be produced after the completion of project The United States signed an agreement to provide over 8.5 billion rupees to the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for the construction of the Kaitu Weir project in North Waziristan Agency of FATA. The United States Agency ... Read More »

‘Made In Pakistan’ Exhibition opens in Almaty, Kazakhstan

‘Made In Pakistan’ Exhibition opens in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Around 42 stalls have been set up at the exhibition, jointly organized by Trade Development Authority of Pakistan and Haripur Chamber of Commerce Pakistan’s first single country Exhibition – ‘Made In Pakistan’ has been launched at Attakent Exhibition Centre, Almaty Kazakhstan on 10th November 2016. Pakistan Ambassador to Kazakhstan, H.E. Abdul Salik Khan, and Ms. Jitindar Cheema, Regional Director of ... Read More »

Pakistan Reading Project cultivates a Love of reading in Students

Pakistan Reading Project cultivates a Love of reading in Students

Pakistan Reading Project aims to reach over 1.3 million children across Pakistan ISLAMABAD – Around 800 students, their parents and teachers have received formal training under the  Pakistan Reading Project organized by Hashoo Foundation in partnership with the USAID and the support of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE). The concluding ceremony celebrated the success of “Improving Reading Habits of Grade 1 and 2 ... Read More »

U.S. reaffirms commitment to Trade and Investment with Pakistan

U.S. reaffirms commitment to Trade and Investment with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Michael Froman led a delegation to Islamabad to discuss the ongoing U.S.-Pakistan Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) on October 18 with the Government of Pakistan.  The TIFA Council meeting, hosted by Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan, covered a broad range of trade and investment-related issues, including expanded market access for Pakistani ... Read More »

Pakistan and United States to boost business linkages

Pakistan and United States to boost business linkages

Fourth U.S.-Pakistan Business Opportunities Conference held in New York NEW YORK (United States) – Pakistani and U.S. government leaders and business experts expressed hope that economic cooperation and investment relations between the two countries will further strengthen. The U.S.-Pakistan Business Opportunities Conference 2016 will further boost linkages between US and Pakistani businesses, experts believed. The Government of the United States and ... Read More »

U.S. announces $21 Million food assistance for Pakistan

U.S. announces $21 Million food assistance for Pakistan

United Nations WFP will use the U.S. financial contribution to turn wheat into fortified flour and distribute to those who need it most ISLAMABAD – To provide fortified flour and feed malnourished people in Pakistan, U.S. Agency for International Development Mission Director, John Groarke, has announced a new U.S. contribution of $21 million in food assistance The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will use the ... Read More »

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