KP Community Leaders Share Experiences of Visiting U.S.-funded Project Sites

Islamabad, October 29, 2018: On Monday, October 29, community leaders from six Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) districts — Lower Dir, Swat, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, and Peshawar — shared their experiences of improved agriculture practices, skills development programs for women and youth, girls’ education, and increased economic opportunities with Pakistani and U.S. government officials at a gathering in ...
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U.S. Ambassador Paul Jones, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Calls on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Chief Minister

Peshawar – Ambassador Paul Jones, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., of the United States of America, called on Governor Shah Farman and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan during his visit to Peshawar. During his meetings with provincial leadership, Ambassador Jones discussed political, economic, and security issues in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) including the newly merged tribal districts.  He also ...
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United States Conducts Seminar to Combat Trafficking in Persons

PESHAWAR – American Consulate Peshawar’s Regional Security Office hosted a seminar today at Pearl Continental Hotel to raise awareness of trafficking in persons (TIP). Around 60 participants from the legislative, law enforcement, and NGO communities attended the event, which focused on how Americans and Pakistanis can work together to stop this crime. The goal of ...
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United States Renews Lincoln Corner Collaboration with Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar

PESHAWAR – The American Consulate Peshawar and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (SBBWU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on July 10th to renew through July 2020 their collaboration in managing the Eleanor Roosevelt Corner in Peshawar (ERCP), established in 2015.  John Hoover, Chargé d’Affaires at the American Embassy, and Professor Dr. Razia Sultana, Vice ...
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The United States Hosts Study Tour for Pakistani Law Enforcement Officials on Protecting Urban Communities and Facilities against Terrorist Attacks

PESHAWAR – From May 24 to 29, the American Consulate General Peshawar’s Regional Security Office (RSO) and the American Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section (INL) hosted a six-day study tour in Boston, Massachusetts, for seven Pakistani law enforcement officials to study issues related to protecting urban communities and facilities against terrorist attacks. ...
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United States and KP Police Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Joint Police Training Center Phase II Construction

NOWSHERA – The American Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section (INL) Director Gregory Schiffer held a joint groundbreaking ceremony today with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Police Additional IGP Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan for Phase II construction of the Joint Police Training Center (JPTC), worth almost 924 million rupees ($8 million).  Other senior KP police ...
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300 Young Women from Peshawar Celebrate their Pathways to Success on International Women’s Day

Peshawar, March 8, 2018: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Peace Education and Development (PEAD) Foundation invited 300 talented young women to celebrate their achievements through the USAID-supported ‘Pathways to Success’ project.  In addition to the vocational training that the 300 women received, the project also provided work readiness and life skills training ...
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United States and KP Inaugurate New Facilities to Increase Police Training Capacity and Operational Readiness

On February 27, the U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section (INL) Director Gregory Schiffer celebrated the completion of three new infrastructure projects for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Police, worth almost 1.9 billion rupees ($17 million).  KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and KP Inspector General of Police Salahuddin Khan Mehsud participated in the ...
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USAID, UNDP, and FATA Secretariat Launch PKR 1.6 billion ($15 million) FATA Economic Revitalization Program

Peshawar, 31 October 2017–The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the FATA Secretariat inaugurated the FATA Economic Revitalization Program today at an event in Peshawar. Representatives from USAID and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed the PKR 1.6 billion (US$ 15 million) award for building sustainable livelihoods in three FATA ...
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American Artist Richard Humann Conducts Cutting-Edge Methods Workshop with Pakistani Artists

Islamabad, October 19, 2017 – Visiting American neo-conceptual artist Richard Humann led a two-day creative workshop that concluded today for a group of 33 university students and faculty to explore how to conceptualize art using software development tools.  Students from Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Iqra National University, and Hunerkada College of Arts gained familiarity ...
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New U.S.-funded Frontier Constabulary Compound Inaugurated

Islamabad, July 13, 2017: Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement-Pakistan (INL-P) Deputy Director Mike McKeown attended an inauguration ceremony at the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa House in Islamabad to mark the completion of the INL-funded Frontier Constabulary’s Spina Thana Compound, and the delivery of INL-funded uniforms and personal ballistic body armor to Frontier Constabulary (FCY) personnel. ...
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U.S. Announces Two New Health Projects for KP and FATA

Peshawar, June 13, 2017:  The U.S. Mission to Pakistan is pleased to announce two new health projects for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.  U.S. Agency for International Development Deputy Mission Director Kevin Brownawell and the Chief Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Pervez Khan Khattak today joined in launching the new projects at a ...
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U.S. and KP Government Launch IT Skills Project for KP and FATA Youth

Photo Caption:  USAID Deputy Mission Director Kevin Brownawell and the Senior Minister for IT and Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Mr. Shahram Khan Tarakai today signed an agreement for a new program that will train and provide Cisco-certification to more than 3,000 young men and women enrolled in higher education and technical institutions across nine districts ...
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INL Director’s Visit to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Highlights Long-Standing Commitment to KP on Rule of Law Efforts

Peshawar, November 7, 2016 — The United States Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement-Pakistan (INL-P) Director Katie Stana visited Peshawar and met with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Home Secretary Shakil Qadir Khan and KP Inspector General of Police (IGP) Nasir Khan Durrani to discuss INL’s long-standing partnership with KP on Rule of Law, Counternarcotics, Corrections, ...
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U.S.-Pakistani University Partnership Supports Business Administration in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The United States Embassy in Islamabad and the U.S. Consulate General in Peshawar facilitated a conference in Islamabad under the banner of “International Perspectives on Research and Teaching” on the theme of business administration.  The conference marked the culmination of a three-year university partnership between the University of Kentucky in the United States and a ...
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U.S. Consulate Peshawar Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar (IM Sciences)

U.S. Consul General Peshawar William Martin  and the Director of the Institute of Management Sciences (IM Sciences) Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Khan  signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to upgrade the status of an existing Reading Lounge to “Lincoln Corner,” in a ceremony here today.  The Reading Lounge was established in the institute’s central library in ...
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U.S. Consulate General and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Inaugurate English Language Program

The U.S. Consulate General in Peshawar and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University inducted 100 girls into the successful English Access Microscholarship Program. The two-year program will give these students, aged 13-16 and studying at government schools and colleges in Peshawar, improved English language skills for greater professional and educational opportunities. Consul General William Martin welcomed ...
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U.S. Consulate General Connects Peshawar to America through Jazz

U.S. Consul General William Martin welcomed a performance by the Ari Roland Jazz Quartet in Islamabad on February 23 for Peshawar’s politicians, educators, business people, members of civil society, and alumni of U.S.-Pakistan exchange programs. “Jazz is uniquely American and we are delighted to share this aspect of our culture with our Pakistani friends.  The ...
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U.S. Consul General William Martin hosts Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Officials

U.S. Consul General in Peshawar William Martin hosted local government officials including mayors (nazims) and deputy mayors (naib nazims) from across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province at a reception at the Consulate on Thursday evening.  The event – the first of its kind since the officials took office in September 2015 – drew elected representatives from as far away ...
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U.S. Consul General and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Launch Center for Advanced Studies in Energy

U.S. Consul General William J. Martin and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak unveiled a plaque at the KP Provincial Assembly today to formally launch the U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy.  The center, housed at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar, aims to produce technical experts and to facilitate applied research ...
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U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale Condemns Attack in Mardan

“The Embassy of the United States strongly condemns this afternoon’s horrific attack in the city of Mardan, outside the regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). We offer our sincerest condolences to the victims and their families. This attack on civilians shows a complete disregard for human life. Our thoughts and prayers ...
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Remarks by Consul General William Martin on the Anniversary of the Army Public School Attack in Peshawar

Today we mark one the most notorious, traumatic days in Pakistan’s history.  I know it is much more than a national memory for many of you here today.  I know many of you here, such as Muhammad Waseem, were touched personally by this senseless, barbaric violence.  A violence that has touched so many around the ...
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American Ambassador Hale Makes First Visit to Peshawar

Ambassador calls on leaders of the region and pays tribute to victims of terrorism Peshawar, December 14, 2015 – In his first trip to Peshawar, American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale met with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial leadership and paid his respects to victims of terrorism in the province, including students and teachers at the Army ...
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American Embassy Pakistan Announces the Arrival of Ambassador David Hale

Ambassador David Hale arrived today, November 18, 2015, in Islamabad.  He will present his credentials to President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain at the earliest opportunity.  After presenting his credentials, he will begin working with his Pakistani counterparts and the Pakistani people to strengthen American-Pakistani relations, increase trade between the two countries, further enhance our security ...
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Consul General William Martin’s remarks on the 14th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days, Peshawar

Assalam Aleikum.  Pakhair Raghley.  Welcome everyone. It is such a pleasure to have you all here to celebrate the Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Day.  We are here to celebrate the life of a very special American who was a great friend to Pakistan; a man whose life was tragically taken by violent extremism. Recent events, such ...
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United States Announces $30 million for Returning FATA Populations

The United States government announced it will provide $30 million to support the return of displaced families to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funds will support school reconstruction, provide job training, improve farming techniques, and distribute food stipends.  Three United Nations agencies will implement the programs. “People here ...
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U.S. Consulate Peshawar Partners with Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar to open Eleanor Roosevelt Corner

Vice Chancellor of the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar Prof. Dr. Razia Sultana, and U.S. Embassy Islamabad Counselor for Public Affairs Christina Tomlinson inaugurated the Eleanor Roosevelt Corner located in the University’s Central Library in Peshawar today. Created through a partnership between the U.S. Consulate General in Peshawar and the University, the Eleanor Roosevelt ...
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Consulate General in Peshawar Extends its Deepest Sympathies to the People of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province Who Have Been Affected By recent Flash Flood

The U.S. Consulate General in Peshawar extends its deepest sympathies to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province who have been affected by recent flash floods, including the 200,000 people currently displaced from their homes.  Our thoughts are with the victims and those affected and we applaud those working to bring relief to those in need.
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U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson Visits Peshawar

United States Ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson, along with U.S. Defense Representative Pakistan Lieutenant General Anthony Rock, Consul General for Peshawar Jon Danilowicz and Minister Counselor for Public Affairs Thomas Leary, visited Peshawar to meet with government and military leaders of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The visit of the ...
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U.S. Consul General in Peshawar Jon Danilowicz offers condolences to the people of Peshawar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

On behalf of the people of the United States, the U.S. Consul General in Peshawar Jon Danilowicz offers sincere condolences to the people of Peshawar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province who lost loved ones on Sunday night as heavy rains and high winds swept through the region.  CG Danilowicz said, “Our thoughts are with the victims ...
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U.S. Government Provides $14.1 Million for Construction of Mattani Bypass Road

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to acknowledge the start of construction for the United States Government-funded Mattani Bypass Road in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on March 16.  The U.S. Government, through the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL), is providing $14.1 million to the FATA ...
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Clarification for the Record

There have been inaccurate statements in the media characterizing the operating status of the Consulates General of the United States in Lahore and Peshawar. For clarification, U.S. Consulate General Lahore and U.S. Consulate General Peshawar are open but have a limited operational status, which does not include provision of consular services, as has been the ...
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The United States Condemns the Attack in Shikarpur

The U.S. Mission in Pakistan strongly condemns the attack on innocent people today at a mosque in Shikarpur and extends our deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims.  The United States stands in solidarity with the people and government of Pakistan in confronting this type of extremist violence.  The United States supports ...
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U.S. Department of Agriculture Conducts Training on Pest Surveillance

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Survey Supply Coordinator for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, John Crowe,  is visiting Islamabad to conduct a four-day training in plant pest surveillance for officials from  the Department of Plant Protection as well as experts in this field from throughout Pakistan.  The training is part ...
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United States Awards $4.6 Million to UNICEF for Pakistan Safer Schools Program

The United States has awarded $4.6 million to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for the four-year Safer Schools Program in Pakistan.  The program aims to ensure children affected by humanitarian crises have access to a quality education by making schools safe from all forms of disasters—natural or man-made. Assistance provided by the United States ...
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U.S. Recommences the USAID Small Grants Program

At a ceremony attended by representatives from over 100 non-governmental and private organizations, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the re-launch of its Small Grants Program. Following the announcement, a workshop was held in which participants learned about the program, including the mechanism for awarding grants, and a revised application process that is ...
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U.S. Consulate Peshawar Partners with Institute of Management Sciences to open Lincoln Reading Room

The Director of the Institute of Management Sciences Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Khan inaugurated the Lincoln Reading Room located in IM Sciences’ central library in Peshawar today. Created through a partnership between the Public Affairs section of the U.S. Consulate General in Peshawar and IM Sciences, the Lincoln Reading Room is one of sixteen located throughout ...
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USAID, Intel Pakistan, and Government of Sindh: Working Together to Improve Education

Today, representatives from the United States Government, the Government of Sindh’s Education and Literacy Department, and Intel Pakistan Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Karachi reaffirming their commitment to improve access to quality education in Sindh province. Speaking at the signing ceremony, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson said, “We all recognize ...
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U.S. Government Helping Energy Engineers Enhance Power Plant Management Skills

Twenty-four engineers successfully completed a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) two-week hydro-power operations and maintenance training course and received completion certificates during a ceremony today at the Serena Hotel in Islamabad. The participants included engineers from the Tarbela, Ghazi Barotha, Mangla, Warsak, Chashma, and Renala Khurd power plants, and the Water and Power ...
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U.S. Government Donates Trucks to KP Frontier Constabulary

On September 26, the Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, (INL) transferred two Toyota Hilux pickup trucks to the Frontier Constabulary (FC) unit that provides security to Consulate Peshawar.  The pickup trucks, valued at 4,140,360 Rupees, will enhance the FC’s operational capacity to maintain an effective provincial law and order ...
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United States Consul General Signs $1 million Grant for Energy Development

United States Consul General in Peshawar Gabriel Escobar on behalf of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and Syed Zainullah Shah, General Manager –Thermal of the Pakhtunkhwa Hydel Development Organization (PHYDO) signed a $1,026,000 grant agreement on September 24, to enable the Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization (PEDO) to conduct a feasibility study on the ...
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The United States Launches Pakistan’s Pioneering Mobile Agriculture Project

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new pilot project to introduce mobile enabled advisory and financial services for peach and potato farmers and fishermen in Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. As a result of this project, over 1,700 small and medium sized farms and 15,000 people in Swat will gain access ...
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The United States Helps Revitalize Medicinal Plants and Honey Industry in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Entrepreneurs Project, has trained 24,000 small business owners in the field of medicinal plants and honey.  The Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and Honey Industry conference on February 3 featured discussions aimed at developing the medicinal plant and honey sector in Pakistan.  Plant collectors and ...
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U.S. Ambassador Olson Visits Peshawar

U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson was in Peshawar today for meetings with Pakistani officials, business and religious leaders, journalists and participants in exchange programs to the United States.  While here, Ambassador Olson discussed many areas in which the United States and Pakistan cooperate to strengthen the economic, energy, educational, and security sectors throughout ...
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