Japan announces new US$ 4.35 million grant to support Polio Programme in Pakistan

Islamabad, December 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government of Japan announced a US$ 4.35 million grant to procure essential oral polio vaccines as part of its continued support to Pakistan for its polio eradication efforts. This latest grant will be utilized for the procurement of 24 million oral doses of vaccines. It will allow the programme to reach around 21 million children under five years old with focus on the high-Read More…

Special occasion held at Embassy of Pakistan to celebrate Christmas

Washington D.C, December 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): Embassy of Pakistan Washington co-hosted with All Neighbours, a community organization representing Christians and other faiths, a special event to celebrate Christmas here at the Embassy. Founder of the All Neighbours, Mr. Ilyas Masih thanked Embassy of Pakistan especially Ambassador Dr. Asad Majeed Khan for opening the doors of the Embassy to the Christian community and hRead More…

Event at the Embassy to highlight Indian Atrocities in Kashmir and the role of Pakistani diaspora in US

Washington, October 09, 2021 (PPI-OT): An event was organized by Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC to highlight Indian atrocities in Kashmir. A large number of Pakistani community members and Kashmiri diaspora attended the event. Chairman, Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, Shehryar Afridi in his key note address underscored the efforts of Pakistan to highlight India’s continued state-terrorism in IIOJK at variouRead More…

Government of Japan through FAO supports the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Locust Control in the Province

Islamabad, October 05, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government of Japan in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations handed over locust control items to the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in a ceremony organized in Islamabad, under the Grant in Aid project titled “Project for the Restoration of Livelihoods in the Merged Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa”.
 
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Consul General Stroh and CM Sindh Shah witness signing ceremony for management of USAID-funded schools 

Karachi, September 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):Consul General Mark Stroh joined Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah to witness a signing ceremony between the Sindh School Education and Literacy Department (SELD) and private Education Management Organizations (EMO). Under these newly-signed agreements, the Government of Sindh-selected EMOs will manage 13 new schools constructed by the United States and 19 other public schools in distRead More…

United States and Pakistan Convene Energy Dialogue 

Islamabad, September 24, 2021 (PPI-OT):Today, the U.S. Department of State’s Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Energy Resources Harry Kamian and Pakistan’s Secretary of Power Ali Raza Bhutta co-hosted an Energy Dialogue to renew and reinforce the longstanding partnership between the United States and Pakistan in the energy sector. In today’s dialogue, Pakistan and the United States reaffirmed their cRead More…

Japan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Meeting 

Islamabad, September 24, 2021 (PPI-OT):On September 23, commencing at 6:10 p.m. (local time; September 24, 3:10 a.m. PKT) for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. MOTEGI Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, during his visit to the United States of America, held a meeting with H.E. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
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Japan continues to support anti-polio drive in Pakistan 

Islamabad, September 21, 2021 (PPI-OT):The third nationwide anti-polio campaign of 2021 is underway. Over 40 million children under five years of age will be vaccinated during the campaign. In Pakistan, only one case of wild poliovirus has been reported so far this year, while 75 cases were reported in the same period last year.
H.E. MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan, highly appreciated the drastic decrease in thRead More…

Designated countries/regions in response to COVID-19 variants of special treatment on border measures and others 

Islamabad, September 21, 2021 (PPI-OT):Designated countries/regions in response to COVID-19 variants of special treatment on border measures Taking such elements as knowledge of COVID-19 variants of special treatment on border measures, epidemic situation in each country/region, risk assessment of current situation of inflow of COVID-19 to Japan, and efficacy of the vaccination among others into account, and judged fRead More…

Women entrepreneurs compete for chance to pitch their businesses to Silicon Valley investors

Islamabad, September 17, 2021 (PPI-OT): In a competition featuring some of the most innovative women-led businesses in Pakistan, a panel of business experts selected 12 startups out of a pool of 476 for the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to Silicon Valley investors via the U.S. Embassy’s Accelerator Program for Women Entrepreneurs (APWE). Sponsored by the U.S. government, the APWE promotes women’s econRead More…