United States Looks to Increased Business Ties with Faisalabad

On July 20, Commercial Counselor Steve Knode and U.S. Consulate Lahore Political / Economic Chief Ann Mason traveled to Faisalabad, Pakistan’s third largest city, and met with the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development & Management Company. Mr. Knode discussed the prevailing commercial and economic climate in Punjab and ...
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American Entrepreneur Shares Advice with Pakistani Audiences through U.S. Embassy’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

The U.S. Embassy launched its 2017 Entrepreneurship Speaker Series this week with the visit of American entrepreneur Rhett Power, who delivered a series of presentations in Islamabad, Karachi, and Lahore on the theme of “Do’s and Don’ts of Starting a Business.”
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American Ambassador David Hale Meets with Pakistani Women Business Owners

American Ambassador David Hale met with over 60 Pakistani women entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and capacity-building organizations at the U.S. Embassy for a Supply Chain Diversity Expo hosted by the U.S. Pakistan Women’s Council and WECREATE/Pakistan. Ambassador Hale congratulated the entrepreneurs on starting businesses and urged them to continue to inspire others with their creativity and ...
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U.S. Congratulates Sindh Government on Signing Agreements for Sindh Basic Education Program

Karachi – Early today Consul General Grace Shelton and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah witnessed the signing between Sindh School Education Department and Beaconhouse, Sukkur –IBA, and Indus Resource Centre and Charter for Compassion on the management and construction of five new schools in Khairpur and Sukkur districts.  Included in the Sindh Basic ...
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U.S. Consul General Grace Shelton visits Pakistan Stock Exchange

Karachi – U.S. Consul General Grace Shelton participated in the gong ceremony (ringing the bell) during her first visit to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE) this morning. Consul General Shelton also held a meeting with the Exchange’s Board of Directors, led by Chairman Muneer Kamal and Managing Director Nadeem Naqvi.  Speaking on the occasion, Consul ...
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U.S.-Pakistan Energy Partnership – U.S. Announces 15 Year Partnership with Banks

Consul General Grace Shelton presided over the signing of a partnership agreement between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Habib Bank Limited, MCB Bank Limited, Faysal Bank Limited, Meezan Bank Limited and JS Bank Limited today. Through U.S. funding, this 15 year partnership will provide up to a 50 percent guarantee for loans ...
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USAID’s Initiative Succeeds in Increasing the Use of Research for Policy Reforms in Pakistan

Islamabad, September 21, 2016 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has helped Pakistan strengthen its institutional capacity and policy making by fostering evidence-based decision-making on public policy issues. USAID partnered with the International Food Policy Research Institute from July 2011 to July 2016 on the Pakistan Strategy Support Program.  Working with the ...
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