U.S. Government Boosts Economic Growth in the Agricultural Sector

Islamabad, December 03, 2021 (PPI-OT):United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Director for the Office of Sindh and Balochistan Andrew Rebold and Sindh Secretary of Agriculture Parvez Ahmed Seehar participated in a closing ceremony of the U.S. Government-funded Pakistan Agricultural Technology Transfer Activity (PATTA). The four-year program increased agricultural yield through modern technologies dRead More…

U.S. Embassy inaugurates Maker Lab at the National Library of Pakistan

Islamabad, November 29, 2021 (PPI-OT):U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Minister Counsellor Ray Castillo and Joint Secretary Muhammad Mureed Rahimoon of the National Heritage and Cultural Division inaugurated a “Maker Lab” within the Lincoln Reading Lounge at the National Library of Pakistan.
The space will serve as a tech lab that will provide young Pakistani inventors, entrepreneurs, and educators with the latest tecRead More…

U.S. Embassy Partners with Pakistani Women’s Rights Activist to Launch 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign 

Islamabad, November 25, 2021 (PPI-OT):In honour of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (GBV), the U.S. government, through the Public Affairs section of U.S. Embassy Islamabad, awarded a grant to women’s rights activist and social media influencer Kanwal Ahmed to produce two documentary short films on gender-based violence issRead More…

United States Embassy donates 26,500 books to English access micro scholarship program students and alumni 

Islamabad, November 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):The U.S. Embassy’s Regional English Language Office, in coordination with Cen gage, National Geographic, and Allied Book Company, donated 26,500 books to over 5,300 students and alumni of the U.S. Government’s English Access Micro Scholarship Program (Access).
The Access program is delivering fiction and non-fiction books representing a variety of genres to Access students anRead More…

U.S. Embassy Islamabad Launches Next Set of Popular English Classes for 4,000 Students 

Islamabad, November 22, 2021 (PPI-OT):In celebration of International Education Week, the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad’s Regional English Language Office is pleased to announce the next set of classes for the English Access Micro Scholarship Program and the English for Workforce Development Program in Pakistan.
The English Access Micro Scholarship Program (Access) is a global program that provides foundational EnglishRead More…

U.S. Government contributes $7 million to address covid-19 effects in Pakistan 

Islamabad, November 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will contribute $7 million to the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) ongoing project to address the secondary effects of COVID-19 in Pakistan.
USAID Mission Director Julie Koenen and ADB Country Director Yong Ye attended a signing ceremony yesterday in Islamabad. ADB will use USAIDRead More…

United States and KP Government inaugurate Police Facilities 

Islamabad, November 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):The U.S. government, through the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section (INL), inaugurated new KP Police and Frontier Constabulary facilities worth a total of over $18 million. “This week’s events are the newest steps in the long partnership between the United States and Pakistan,” U.S. Consul General Richard H. Riley said.
“The United States hopes thRead More…

United States and KP Government Inaugurate Police Training Center and Check Posts 

Islamabad, November 17, 2021 (PPI-OT):The U.S. government, through the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section (INL), inaugurated a new police training center in Shahkas and ten new check posts in the newly merged districts. U.S. Consul General Richard H. Riley and International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section (INL) Director Mark Tervakoski joined KP Minister for Labor and Culture ShRead More…

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West visits Pakistan

Islamabad, November 13, 2021 (PPI-OT):U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West visited Islamabad November 11-13. In meetings of the extended Troika, participants discussed the way forward on Afghanistan. West also held bilateral meetings with Pakistani government officials in which both parties emphasized the importance of pressing the Taliban to uphold its commitments to counterterrorism, the right ofRead More…

U.S. Charge d’ affaires a.i. William Steuer Highlights U.S.-Pakistan Military-to-Military Ties During visit to Karachi 

Karachi, November 13, 2021 (PPI-OT):United States Charge d’affaires a.i. William Steuer toured the USS Pearl Harbour, a visiting U.S. Navy ship, and observed a joint exercise between the U.S. and Pakistani navies during a visit to Karachi November 10-11. His visit highlighted the strong military-to-military cooperation between our two countries.
Notably, this is a return to Karachi for the USS Pearl Harbour. The shRead More…