Consulate General Peshawar launched “Operation Apple Pie Diplomacy”

In celebration of the Holy Month of Ramazan, blending American and Pakistani sweets together, Consulate General Peshawar launched “Operation Apple Pie Diplomacy” sending apple pies and Ramazan dates across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, urging recipients to share with those in need. During this time of pandemic, CG Toney wishes all a safe and healthy Ramazan.

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The United States provides 11 state-of-the-art ambulances to health authorities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The United States provided 11 state-of-the-art ambulances to health authorities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa this year. These newly-equipped ambulances from USAID Pakistan will assist the KP Department of Health respond to and combat the spread of COVID19. In addition to the ambulances, the U.S. government is training health care providers, procuring laboratory and emergency supplies as well as …

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Consul General CB Toney visits Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar on the 4th anniversary of our Eleanore Roosevelt Corner.

It’s the 4th anniversary of our Eleanore Roosevelt Corner Peshawar (ERCP) at Shaheed Benezir Bhutto Women University! U.S. Consul General in Peshawar Sebron “CB” Toney visited Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University to celebrate America’s commitment of funding and resources to the university. ERCP helps ten thousand young women every year from across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province …

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USAID Pakistan partnered with UNDP Pakistan to lunch a Business Incubation Program for the youth of the Newly Merged Districts (NMDs) of KP

USAID Pakistan partnered with  UNDP Pakistan  to lunch a Business Incubation Program for the youth of the Newly Merged Districts (NMDs) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Islamabad. 180 entrepreneurs from Khyber, North and South Waziristan districts (of which 54 will be women entrepreneurs) will receive month-long business incubation services. The training includes hands-on practical workshops on various business …

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United States Deputy Chief of Mission John Hoover and Consul General CB Toney visited Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly

United States Deputy Chief of Mission John Hoover and Consul General CB Toney visited Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly and met with Speaker Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani, Deputy Speaker Mehmood Jan and the Chairperson of the Women’s Parliamentary Caucus Maliha Asghar Khan. Dera manana to Speaker Ghani for a wonderful tour of the historic KP Assembly Hall.

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Consul General CB Toney hosted representatives of the United Nations Development Program (#UNDP) Pakistan office

Consul General CB Toney hosted representatives of the United Nations Development Program ( #UNDP ) Pakistan office and discussed USAID-supported development programs in the newly merged districts (NMDs) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. USAID is partnering with UNDP to develop the capacity of the KP government to implement reforms in the NMDs .  #USAID  and UNDP are also providing …

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Consul General Sebron and USAID Deputy Mission Director Nehrbass met community members from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

#USAID  and Pakistan building a better future! Consul General Sebron and USAID Deputy Mission Director Nehrbass met community members from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. These districts have been a primary focus for us to build tomorrow’s leaders, increasing transparency of local government and improving livelihood. We were excited to learn about their success and challenges.

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Message for U.S. Citizens: January 15, 2020, Town Hall Meeting in Islamabad

     Message for U.S. Citizens: January Town Hall Meeting in Islamabad December 20, 2019   The American Citizens Services unit of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad will hold a town hall meeting for U.S. citizens on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.   The town hall will provide U.S. citizens an opportunity to learn more about the U.S. …

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VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS

  Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!   Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register …

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CG Toney and USAID Deputy Mission Director Nehrbass met with a group of Arizona State University program graduates

USAID Pakistan has partnered with University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar and Arizona State University  to focus on applied research relevant to Pakistan’s energy needs and help produce skilled graduates in the energy field. CG Toney and USAID Deputy Mission Director Nehrbass met with a group of program graduates who started a residential solar installation company and plan …

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United States Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Paul Jones on visiting the historic Mohabbat Khan mosque

Pakhair Raghlay to the United States Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Paul Jones on visiting the City of Flowers. Ambassador Jones and Mrs. Jones visited the historic Mohabbat Khan mosque in the heart of Peshawar city. Dera manana to Moulana Muhammad Tayyab Qureshi for hosting Ambassador Jones and for a wonderful tour of the iconic mosque. …

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Peshawar Team Wins One Million Pakistani Rupees in StartUp Cup

Islamabad, June 14, 2019 — Entrepreneurs can change the way we live and work.  Their innovations often improve our standard of living.  Their entrepreneurial ventures create wealth and also jobs, as well as the conditions for a prosperous society.  This is the reason the U.S. Embassy partnered with the youth of Pakistan in StartUp Cup, …

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U.S. Consulate, Pakistan Cricket Board, and Peshawar Zalmi Foundation Promote Leadership and Health through Cricket

Lahore – April 29, 2019: Forty young women from Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa completed a two-day U.S. government-funded cricket camp at the National Cricket Academy, participating in activities designed to build leadership skills and encourage healthy lifestyles. “These students are now better prepared to face the challenges life brings and take on leadership roles in …

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U.S. Consul General’s Multan Visit Highlights U.S.-Pakistan Cooperation

Multan – March 19, 2019: U.S. Consul General Colleen Crenwelge highlighted U.S.-Pakistan cooperation on a range of issues and encouraged job skills development for Pakistan’s youth during a March 18-19 visit to Multan. She welcomed students to two new U.S. government-funded English language programs, inaugurated a solar power system supported by the United States, distributed …

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U.S. Consul General Raymond McGrath Welcomes Students to Celebrate 10 Years of the English Access Program in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province

Peshawar, April 6, 2017 – U.S. Consul General Raymond McGrath hosted a reception for students in the English Access Micro-scholarship Program, along with alumni, teachers, and coordinators from Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women’s University and the Institute of Management Sciences to mark the successful completion of ten years of the Access program in KP. Minister for …

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NAPA & UT Austin Bridge Cultures through Music Concert

Karachi – Acting U.S. Consul General John Warner welcomed scores of music lovers to a concert featuring Sangat — an ensemble of musicians from the University of Texas (UT) Austin and National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA). The concert showcased the success of a three-year university partnership between the two schools, supported by a Rs. …

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U.S. Consulate Organizes Sports Diplomacy Initiative: American Flag Football

Karachi — Acting Consul General John Warner welcomed approximately 20 male students aged 13 through 18 from “The Al-Qadir School”, a lower-middle-class private school in Liyari, to learn the rules of American Flag Football alongside volunteers from US Consulate Karachi. This is the first time Consulate Karachi held a sports diplomacy event featuring American Football …

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Pakistani Undergraduate Students Prepare for a Semester in the United States

Islamabad, December 9, 2016 – Approximately 90 Pakistani undergraduate students attended a pre-departure orientation in Islamabad today in preparation for their upcoming semester of study in the United States through the U.S. Government-funded Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD). Since its launch in 2010, more than 1,000 Pakistani students have participated in the program.

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U.S. Presents Boats to Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA)

Karachi – Last week representatives from the U.S. Office of the Defense Representative Pakistan (ODRP) presented two Zodiac Hurricane boats valued at more than USD $1,000,000 to Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) in Karachi. The PMSA, part of the Ministry of Defense, is headquartered in Karachi and is responsible for enforcing national and international laws …

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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 visits Sindh Wind Corridor

THATTA – U.S. Consul General Grace Shelton visited and met with wind energy professionals at the Sindh Wind Corridor in Jhampir, Thatta today. CG Shelton visited Sapphire Wind Power Project, USAID grid station, and Kheenjar Lake. “The Sindh Wind Corridor shows the vital role renewable energy can play in helping Pakistan solve its energy crisis,” …

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U.S. Consulate Organizes Sports Diplomacy event with Special Olympians

Karachi — Consul General Grace Shelton welcomed Special Olympics Pakistan officials, Special Olympics athletes, and students to the Old Consul General Residence earlier today for the third in a series of Consulate sports diplomacy events this year.  CG Shelton, Mr. Rizwan Mansoor, Secretary General of Special Olympics Pakistan and Mr. Daniyal Alvi, manager of Operations …

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New Shazly Khan Mural at American Embassy Welcomes Visitors, Highlights Equality, Unity, and Tolerance

American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale inaugurated two new murals by famed Karachi-based artist Shazly Khan at the American Embassy on June 17.  Khan’s vibrant paintings promote the empowerment of women and their role in fostering strong communities. “The art we unveil today reflects the shared Pakistani and American principles of free expression, community, and …

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