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  • A young NWA IDP standing in front of a banner that reads "Free Health Camp for IDPs."

    United States Provides Additional $9.3 million to Assist IDPs, U.S. Assistance Totals $17.3 Million

  • Group of people taking a photo (Photo Credit: State Department)

    Reception: 2014 Student Leaders SUSI exchange group at the residence of Deputy Cultural Affairs officer, U.S Embassy Islamabad

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    U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson meets Afghan, Bangladeshi, and Indian alumni at YES program reunion.

  • Two women cooking on a tv show (Photo Credit: State Dept.)

    U.S. Chef Mary Sue Milliken is having an amazing time in Pakistan filming the food travelogue show "Zaikay ki Talaash" (In Search of Flavor) with Chef Shai!

  • A woman teaching kids about science (Photo Credit: State Dept.)

    NASA Engineer Zainab Nagin Ahmed-Cox interacts with Access students as they present their science projects at NUML, Islamabad.


  • U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson’s Remarks on the Occasion of Ramadan

    Assalamu alaikum! I wish Ramadan Kareem the people of Pakistan – from Gilgit to Baluchistan, from Sindh to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 

  • Statement by Secretary of State John Kerry on Ramadan Kareem

    As the holy month of Ramadan begins, I wish the millions of Muslims here at home and so many more all around the world Ramadan Kareem. 

  • Statement by the President on the Occasion of Ramadan

    On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world on the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan. 

  • United States Contributes an Additional $8 Million to Support Pakistanis Displaced by Conflict

    The United States contributed an additional $8 million to help the government of Pakistan meet the food and nutritional needs of the internally displaced people (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The contribution, provided through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is part of the ongoing efforts of the U.S. government and the United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) under the Twinning Program. 

  • International YES Alumni Reunion Strengthens U.S.-Pakistan Ties

    U.S. Embassy Islamabad and the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) welcomed more than 350 alumni of the Kennedy-Luger Youth Exchange & Study (YES) exchange program to an international reunion held June 26-28 in Islamabad. U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson and Farah Kamal, Executive Director of the International Education and Resource Network (iEARN), greeted the students, including attendees from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and India. 

  • U.S. Training Improves Power Plant Engineers’ Efficiency

    Twenty Pakistani engineers, including five women from power generation companies nationwide, received certificates today for completing a thermal operations and maintenance training program funded by the U.S. government. Since March, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided training to 60 engineers from Jamshoro, Guddu and Muzaffargarh thermal power plants. The training enhanced the engineers’ technical skills and introduced them to industry best practices to improve the operation, maintenance, and management of power plants. 

Latest Videos from the Embassy

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    Alumni Voices: Noori

    In 2012, Lahore-based rock band Noori was selected for the U.S. Department of State's Center Stage exchange. Listen to Ali Hamza and Ali Noor share their thoughts about their U.S. tour experience--and the power of music to build bridges and strengthen ties between Pakistan and the United States. "The music did most of the talking," Noor says. 

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    U.S.Government Assistance to Pakistan in Education

    The United States is helping millions of Pakistani children by funding education programs that unlock their full potential 

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    U.S. Energy Assistance to Pakistan

    This one-minute video provides comprehensive information on the U.S. energy assistance program in Pakistan, which includes renovating the power plant at the Tarbela Dam, modernizing the generators at the Mangla Dam, upgrading the Guddu, Jamshoro and Muzafaragarh power plants, and building the Satpara and Gomal Zam dams. 

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

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    Message for U.S. Citizens: New Airport Departure Tax (July 7, 2014) >> Read More

    Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Alert of Possible Upcoming Demonstrations (June 18, 2014) >> Read More

    Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Awareness and Travel Restrictions (June 16, 2014) >> Read More

    Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Terrorist Attack at Karachi - Jinnah International Airport (June 9, 2014) >> Read More

    Message for U.S. Citizens: Polio Vaccination Requirement to Exit Pakistan (June 4, 2014) >> Read More

    Emergency/Security Messages


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    Amin ao Mina (Pashto)

    Sarmad Ghafoor's latest Pashto song "Aman ao Mina" (Peace and Love)

     - Featuring U.S. jazz singer Phillip Nelson Assis.

Khabr-o-Nazar Magazine

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Travel Warning - Pakistan

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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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    Emergency Messages for U.S. Citizens