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United States Military Begins Airlift of Critical Flood Relief Items to Pakistan 

English, General, Official News
Islamabad, September 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):United States Central Command, in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has begun airlifting life-saving humanitarian supplies to support people and communities affected by ongoing, severe flooding in Pakistan. The supplies include nearly $2.2 million worth of essential life support resources, including food preparation and shelter materials, which will be delivered over the course of the coming days in approximately 20 different shipments around the country. On September 2, USAID also deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to lead the U.S. government’s response efforts, which the U.S. military response is supporting. The total amount of the U.S. 2022 flood response to date is $30.1 million, including these airl...

U.S. Embassy organizes 3-day conference for over 500 English language professionals from across Pakistan 

English, General, Official News
Islamabad, August 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):Acting Country Public Affairs Officer of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad Aaron Tarver concluded the 3-day OPEN Alumni Conference 2022 with more than 500 English language professionals from across Pakistan. The conference theme, “Fostering Intercultural Competence (ICC) in the EFL Classroom,” promoted ICC as an essential aspect of English language teaching and learning. It was offered in a hybrid mode with 60 alumni participating in person in Islamabad and others joining virtually. The conference offered 25 interactive sessions, led by English Language Specialist from the United States Dr. Lynn Zimmerman and Pakistani English language teaching experts, enabling participants to learn different tools and techniques to instil intercultural knowledge, attitudes...

United States and KP Government Refurbish Hospitals in Lakki Marwat

English, General, Official News
Islamabad, November 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): As part of the ongoing partnership with the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (GoKP), the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), reinstated two refurbished hospitals to the GoKP Health Department in Lakki Marwat District. The U.S. Consul General in Peshawar Mr. Gregory Macris virtually inaugurated the District Headquarters Hospital and the City Hospital at the ceremony today. The key refurbishments include improved operating theatres, labour rooms, gynecology wards, and pediatrics wards. Newly dedicated clinics provide counselling on breastfeeding, growth monitoring, immunization, and preventive care for babies. USAID also established a Sick Newborn Care Unit with incubators and baby-warmers and trained...

Statement on the Visit to Pakistan by Ambassador Khalilzad and General Miller

General, Official News
Islamabad, October 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and Commander NATO Resolute Support Mission General Austin Scott Miller visited Islamabad on October 8. In a meeting with Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Ambassador Khalilzad again thanked Prime Minister Khan and General Bajwa for their help in advancing the Afghanistan peace process. He and General Bajwa agreed that intra-Afghan direct negotiations are an historic opportunity for achieving peace in Afghanistan and for the region. They also agreed the opportunity must not be lost and past mistakes should not be repeated. They discussed the efforts countries who support the peace process can undertake to help Afghans reach a political settlement and to ...

Pakistan and the United States Partner to Provide Fortified Food to Malnourished Children

General, Official News
Islamabad, September 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Together, the governments of Pakistan and the United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), are delivering 340 metric tons of vitamin and mineral-enriched food for Pakistani children who are suffering from severe acute malnutrition. According to the National Nutrition Survey jointly published by the Government of Pakistan and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 2018, more than 40 percent of Pakistani children under the age of five suffer long-term health problems because of severe malnutrition. Most of these malnourished children live in Pakistan’s rural areas. “We commend the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to include improved nutrition at the core of its development agenda,” said USAID/Pakistan M...

Pakistan and the United States Partner to Provide Fortified Food to Malnourished Children

General, Official News
Islamabad, September 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Together, the governments of Pakistan and the United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), are delivering 340 metric tons of vitamin and mineral-enriched food for Pakistani children who are suffering from severe acute malnutrition. According to the National Nutrition Survey jointly published by the Government of Pakistan and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 2018, more than 40 percent of Pakistani children under the age of five suffer long-term health problems because of severe malnutrition. Most of these malnourished children live in Pakistan’s rural areas. “We commend the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to include improved nutrition at the core of its development agenda,” said USAID/Pakistan M...