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  • U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Thomas Williams speaking to Pakistani YES exchange students returning from the U.S. (Embassy Image)

    Deputy Chief of Mission Welcomes Returning Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Students

  • People looking at exhibits. (Photo Credit: State Department)

    U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson attends the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation book launch and photography exhibit at the Satrang Gallery in the Serena Hotel.

  • U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson attending the 2015 Young Leaders Scout Camp at the Pakistan Boy Scouts Association.

    U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson attending the 2015 Young Leaders Scout Camp at the Pakistan Boy Scouts Association.

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    U.S.-Funded Technology Upgrades Improve MEPCO’s Customer Service and Operational Efficiency

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    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Henshaw helps build new classrooms funded by the United States.

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  • Ambassador Olson Extends Sympathies to the Victims of Floods in Pakistan

    The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad extends its deepest sympathies to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan who have been affected by recent flash floods, including the nearly 300,000 people currently displaced from their homes. 

  • U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson visits Peshawar

    United States Ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson, along with U.S. Defense Representative Pakistan Lieutenant General Anthony Rock, Consul General for Peshawar Jon Danilowicz and Minister Counselor for Public Affairs Thomas Leary, visited Peshawar to meet with government and military leaders of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). 

  • Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel Commemorates Launch of U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies

    U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy Richard Stengel and U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson, along with Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif, officially launched the U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies (CAS), a $127 million investment from the United States building partnerships in higher education and research, at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST). 

  • United States and Pakistan Advance Economic and Education Cooperation at Inaugural Education, Science, and Technology Working Group Meeting

    U.S. Under Secretary for Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy Richard Stengel and Minister of Planning, Development, and Reform Ahsan Iqbal convened the inaugural meeting of the Education, Science, and Technology Working Group under the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue at the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform in Islamabad. U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson and other senior U.S. officials also participated in the bi-lateral talks, which focused on advancing cooperation, partnerships, and exchanges in higher education, science, and technology. 

  • Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network Conducts Nationwide Campaign in Support of Peace

    With the support of U.S. Mission in Pakistan, members of the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) led a week of peace-themed activities for thousands of youth, young professionals, and senior citizens from May 25-31, 2015. 

  • American Film Showcase Arrives in Pakistan

    U.S. Ambassador Richard G. Olson spoke at the opening of the second American Film Showcase in Pakistan, an Embassy-sponsored film festival being held this year at Fatima Jinnah Park’s Aiwan-e-Quaid auditorium. 

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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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