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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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  • USAID Director Opens 2015 Pakistan Agriculture Conference and Exposition

    Director for U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Pakistan Gregory Gottlieb served as the keynote speaker to open the Pakistan Agriculture Conference and Exposition 2015 in Islamabad. The two-day exposition will showcase the latest technological advances in the agriculture industry and provide government agencies and the private sector a forum to discuss agriculture engagement strategies. 

  • U.S.- Funded Ph.D. Scholars Return to Serve Pakistan's Education Sector

    Four Pakistani scholars who recently returned from completing their doctoral studies in the United States highlighted their research and experiences during panel discussion on education at the Serena Hotel. In addition to the discussion, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Pakistan Mission Director Gregory Gottlieb and Pakistan Higher Education Commission Member Dr. G. Raza Bhatti highlighted U.S.-Pakistan cooperation in the education sector. 

  • Clarification for the Record

    There have been inaccurate statements in the media characterizing the operating status of the Consulates General of the United States in Lahore and Peshawar. For clarification, U.S. Consulate General Lahore and U.S. Consulate General Peshawar are open but have a limited operational status, which does not include provision of consular services, as has been the case for some time.  

  • U.S. Ambassador Olson Inaugurates WECREATE Center for Women Entrepreneurs in Islamabad

    Reinforcing the U.S. commitment to advance gender equality through entrepreneurship in Pakistan, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson, U.S. State Department Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Scott Nathan, and Additional Secretary for the Pakistan Ministry of Commerce Rubina Ather inaugurated the Women’s Entrepreneurial Center of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE) in Islamabad. 

  • Statement by the President on the Death of First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh

    Today, we join the people of Jordan in grieving the loss of one of their own, First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh, cruelly and brutally killed by ISIL terrorists. On behalf of the American people, I offer my deepest condolences to Lieutenant al-Kasasbeh's family and loved ones, to the brave men and women of the Jordan Armed Forces, and to King Abdullah II and the people of Jordan. 

  • Secretary Kerry Statement on the Death of Jordanian First Lieutenant al-Kasasbeh

    Jordanian First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh represented everything that ISIL is not: he was brave, compassionate, and principled. That a young patriot -- a devout Muslim, one of eight children, just months into married life, with the hopes of his own family in front of him -- would be ISIL’s latest victim reminds us all of the evil of this enemy. The United States extends its deepest condolences ... 

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