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  • Assistant to Administrator of USAID for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Larry Sampler and the President of IRC, David Miliband inaugurated USAID-funded Mobile Bus Library Program at a government school in Islamabad. (DoS Image)

    Assistant to the Administrator of USAID for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Larry Sampler and the President of IRC, David Miliband inaugurated USAID-funded Mobile Bus Library Program at a government school in Islamabad.

  • Two men shaking hands in front of some cars. (Photo Credit: State Dept.)

    U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson presents a donation to Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Tariq Bajwa for Pakistan Customs' End Use Verification Project.

  • Ambassador Olson with a group of business and civil society leaders. (Photo Credit: State Department)

    U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson joins business and civil society leaders for a commemoration of the U.S.- Pakistan Women's Council's second anniversary.

  • Delegation of People (Photo Credit: Embassy Image)

    U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Daniel Feldman visited Pakistan on October 28, 2014. Several Pakistani journalists joined him for a roundtable discussion about issues such as regional cooperation and security and U.S. development.

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    Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry before the two hold a bilateral meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan, on January 12, 2015.

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  • Joint Statement for the Fifth Ministerial level Pakistan-U.S. Strategic Dialogue

    Pakistan Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met in Islamabad on January 13, 2015, for the fifth Ministerial level Pakistan-U.S. Strategic Dialogue. The last Ministerial level session of the Strategic Dialogue was held in Washington on 27 January 2014. 

  • Secretary of State John Kerry Travel to Pakistan

    Islamabad, January 12, 2015 - Today, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Islamabad, Pakistan, where he will meet with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and co-chair the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue Ministerial with Pakistan's Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz. The Ministerial, the second since the revitalized Strategic Dialogue was announced during Secretary Kerry's August 2013 visit to Pakistan, serves to advance shared interests in a stable, secure, and prosperous Pakistan and acknowledge the U.S.-Pakistan partnership's role in promoting regional and international security. 

  • U.S. and Pakistan Convene 2015 Law Enforcement and Counterterrorism Working Group

    U.S. Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina Kaidanow, Interior Secretary Shahid Khan, and Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry convened the latest round of the U.S.-Pakistan Law Enforcement and Counterterrorism Working Group today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad.  

  • Statement by the President on the Terrorist Attack on the Army Public School in Pakistan

    The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s horrific attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims, their families, and loved ones. By targeting students and teachers in this heinous attack, terrorists have once again shown their depravity. We stand with the people of Pakistan, and reiterate the commitment of the United States to support the Government of Pakistan in its efforts to combat terrorism and extremism and to promote peace and stability in the region. 

  • Ambassador Olson Extends Condolences to Families of Army Public School Attack Victims

    On behalf of the American people, U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson extends the deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims of Tuesday's heinous attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar. The United States strongly condemns senseless and inhumane attacks on innocent students and educators, and stands in solidarity with the people of Pakistan, and all who fight the menace of terrorism. 

  • Ambassador Olson's Statement on the Death of Ambassador Robert Oakley (December 11, 2014)

    United States Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson offered condolences on the death of former Ambassador to Pakistan Robert Oakley, who passed away December 10, 2014. 

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    The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan. This Travel Warning, issued February 5, 2014, reminds U.S. citizens of ongoing security concerns in Pakistan.

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