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Consul General Silberstein Highlights U.S.-Pakistan Partnership in Southern Sindh

December 10, 2019 | General, Official News

Karachi, December 10, 2019 (PPI-OT): A U.S. Consulate Karachi team advanced the U.S. relationship with the people of Pakistan during a December 3 to 6 trip to southern Sindh. Discussing his trip, which included a tour of one of Pakistan’s…

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U.S. joins Pakistan’s “Ten Billion Tree Tsunami”

November 13, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, November 13, 2019 (PPI-OT): We all have a role to play in caring for our environment. To contribute to Pakistan’s “Ten Billion Tree Tsunami” afforestation initiative, the U.S. Embassy and the Ministry of Climate Change joined forces at a…

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American Embassy Launches New English-Language Program at Air University

May 3, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 03, 2018 (PPI-OT): English skills lead to better jobs and educational prospects, and 100 young people from suburban Islamabad will now have that chance through the U.S. Embassy’s English Access Microscholarship Program at Air University in Islamabad. At…

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United States Passport Fee increase effective April 2

March 15, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, March 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): Effective April 2, 2018, the U.S. passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35. The $10 execution fee increase only applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, such as first-time applicants over…

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USAID and Pakistan partner to Streamline Trade and Customs Procedures

March 7, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, March 07, 2018 (PPI-OT): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue partnered to host a two-day conference on the establishment of a National Single Window (NSW) for trade. The…

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United States works with Pakistan to Develop the Next Generation of Agricultural Leaders

March 6, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, March 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): The United States-funded workshop on youth engagement in agriculture kicked off today in Islamabad. Three facilitators from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are conducting the three-day workshop this week to support The Pakistan…

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University College Lahore Students Take Top Honours at International Law Moot Court Competition

February 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, February 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): A team of law students from University College Lahore took the top prize at the U.S. Embassy-sponsored Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Tassaduq Hussain Jillani was the chief…

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USAID helps Showcase Pakistani Agricultural Products at Gulfood 2018

February 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), 13 Pakistani agribusinesses will showcase high-quality halal meat, off-season vegetables, and kinnow mandarins at Gulfood Expo 2018 from February 18 to 22 in Dubai….

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American Ambassador David Hale meets American Business Council of Pakistan’s Executive Committee

February 6, 2018 | General Business News

Islamabad, February 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): American Ambassador David Hale met with American Business Council of Pakistan (ABC) President Kamran Nishat and the Council’s Executive Committee on February 6 to discuss opportunities to grow American-Pakistani commercial and economic ties.With bilateral trade having reached a record high of more than $6 billion in 2017, the Ambassador stressed …

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American Ambassador David Hale meets American Business Council of Pakistan’s Executive Committee

February 6, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, February 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): American Ambassador David Hale met with American Business Council of Pakistan (ABC) President Kamran Nishat and the Council’s Executive Committee on February 6 to discuss opportunities to grow American-Pakistani commercial and economic ties.With bilateral trade…

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Senior U.S. Official visits Pakistan to discuss Afghan Refugees

February 1, 2018 | Embassies, Official News

Islamabad, February 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): During a visit to Pakistan this week, United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration Nancy Izzo Jackson recognized Pakistan’s generosity hosting one of the largest, most-protracted refugee populations in the…

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American Government provides Ambulances to Highways and Motorway Police

January 19, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, January 19, 2018 (PPI-OT):On January 19, American Ambassador David Hale officially delivered 10 ambulances worth almost 180 million rupees ($1.6 million) to the National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP).The delivery underscores the American government’s long and fruitful efforts to…

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