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United States Embassy connects Pakistani and American Artists at South-by-Southwest Music Festival

April 6, 2016 | Embassies

Islamabad, April 06, 2016 (PPI-OT):The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad congratulates four Pakistani bands on their successful performances in the 2016 South-by-Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival which concluded last week in Austin, Texas. For the second year in a row, the U.S. …

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United States Embassy’s clarification regarding funding for Pakistani media outlets

May 12, 2014 | Embassies

Islamabad, May 12, 2014 (PPI-OT): There have been numerous inaccurate or misleading statements in the media recently regarding United States funding for Pakistani media outlets. The United States Embassy provides funding and support to a broad range of Pakistani organizations,

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Ambassador Olson meets visiting U.S. Journalists, calls for greater protection of journalists in Pakistan

April 8, 2014 | Embassies

Islamabad, April 08, 2014 (PPI-OT): Ambassador Richard Olson met with a group of nine American journalists from the East-West Centre’s Pakistan-U.S. Journalists Exchange program. The Ambassador discussed issues of press freedom and dangers to journalists in Pakistan.

In his remarks

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Excessive military equipment can be made available through worldwide excess defence articles program

March 31, 2014 | Embassies

Islamabad, March 31, 2014 (PPI-OT): Military equipment that has been determined to be excess can be made available through the worldwide excess defence articles (EDA) program, which is open to all eligible countries, including Afghanistan and Pakistan. This equipment will

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United States Helps Pakistan Fight Tuberculosis

March 25, 2014 | Embassies

Islamabad, March 25, 2014 (PPI-OT): In recognition of World Tuberculosis Day, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Mission Director Nancy Estes presented the 2010-11 Pakistan Tuberculosis (TB) Prevalence Survey in an event at the Pakistan National Council of

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United States-Pakistan Trade Mission seeks investment opportunities in Pakistan

March 20, 2014 | Embassies

Islamabad, March 20, 2014 (PPI-OT): A U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) delegation led by Chairman Miles Young visited Pakistan March 16-20 for a series of public and private sector meetings aimed at increasing trade between the United States and Pakistan, and

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United States Ambassador Olson meets Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Nawaz Sharif

May 14, 2013 | Embassies

Lahore, May 14, 2013 (PPI-OT): During a visit to Lahore today, U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson met with PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif, caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Najam Sethi, and members of civil society. Ambassador Olson congratulated Nawaz Sharif on PML-N’s success …

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United States to participate in AMAN-13 exercise

March 6, 2013 | Embassies

Islamabad, March 06, 2013 (PPI-OT): USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, has arrived in the waters off the port of Karachi to participate in AMAN-13, a multinational exercise being hosted by the Pakistan Navy …

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United States awards scholarships to 250 students from Punjab

March 2, 2013 | Embassies

Islamabad, March 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded scholarships to 250 talented students enrolled in the recently introduced two-year Associate Degree in Education program and the four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Education program in Punjab.

“I …

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United States stands with people of Pakistan in condemning inhumane acts of violence: Envoy

January 11, 2013 | Embassies

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): On behalf of my government and the people of the United States, I offer heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families of those killed in the terrorist, sectarian, and other violent attacks in Quetta, Swat, and …

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United Nations Secretary-General concerned about ongoing terrorist violence in Pakistan

January 10, 2013 | Embassies

New York, January 10, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about ongoing terrorist violence in Pakistan. He strongly condemns the multiple attacks today in Quetta (Balochistan) and the Swat Valley that have reportedly killed at least 100 people and …

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United States Deputy Chief of Mission Ambassador Richard Hoagland Highlights United States Commitment during Peshawar Visit

[ 0 ] November 1, 2012 | Embassies

Peshawar, November 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Ambassador Richard Hoagland affirmed the importance of the U.S.-Pakistan relationship and highlighted U.S. assistance to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, including projects to rebuild infrastructure and livelihoods in the region during …

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