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

December 1, 2021 Contact: Public Affairs Section FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The U.S. Government Boosts Economic Growth in the Agricultural Sector Karachi – United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Director for the Office of Sindh & Balochistan Andrew Rebold and Sindh Secretary of Agriculture Parvez Ahmed Seehar participated in a closing ceremony of the U.S. …

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United States and Sindh Government Inaugurate 77th New School Building in Karachi

November 16, 2021 Contact: Public Affairs Section For Immediate Release United States and Sindh Government Inaugurate 77th New School Building in Karachi Karachi – U.S. Consul General Mark Stroh and Sindh Education Minister Syed Sardar Ali Shah today inaugurated a new high school building in Karachi constructed through the United States Agency for International Development …

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

November 12, 2021 Contact: Public Affairs Section For Immediate Release U.S. Chargé d’ affaires a.i. William Steuer Highlights U.S.-Pakistan Military-to-Military Ties During Visit to Karachi   Karachi, November 12, 2021 –United States Chargé d’affaires a.i. William Steuer toured the USS Pearl Harbor, a visiting U.S. Navy ship, and observed a joint exercise between the U.S. …

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Consul General Mark Stroh Highlights U.S.-Pakistan Partnerships During Visit to Hyderabad, Jamshoro, and Thatta

November 4, 2021 Contact: Public Affairs Section FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Consul General Mark Stroh Highlights U.S.-Pakistan Partnerships in Healthcare, Education, Energy, and Prison Reforms During Visit to Hyderabad, Jamshoro, and Thatta KARACHI, November 4, 2021 – U.S. Consul General Mark Stroh visited Hyderabad, Jamshoro, and Thatta from November 2 to November 4 to further strengthen …

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U.S. Consulate General, Karachi Organizes a Hackathon for Female Programmers

October 18, 2021 Contact: Public Affairs Section FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Consulate General, Karachi Organizes a Hackathon for Female Programmers KARACHI, October 18, 2021 – The U.S. Consulate General, Karachi, in partnership with The Asia Foundation and the National Incubation Center, Karachi (NICK), hosted the second edition of Built by Her, a two-day virtual hackathon …

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U.S. Consul General and Faysal Qureshi Visit Karachi Expo Center to Promote Lifesaving COVID-19 Vaccinations

October 15, 2021 Contact: Public Affairs Section FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Consul General and Faysal Qureshi Visit Karachi Expo Center to Promote Lifesaving COVID-19 Vaccinations KARACHI (October 15, 2021) – U.S. Consul General Mark Stroh and actor Faysal Qureshi visited one of Pakistan’s largest vaccination facilities at the Karachi Expo Center as part of the …

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U.S. Consulate Karachi, KMC, and Seas Launch Frere Hall Conservation Project

October 11, 2021 Contact: Public Affairs Section For Immediate Release U.S. CONSULATE KARACHI, KMC, AND SEAS LAUNCH FRERE HALL CONSERVATION PROJECT Karachi, October 11:  The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), in partnership with the Sindh Exploration and Adventure Society (SEAS), launched a conservation project to restore Frere Hall on the …

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U.S. Government Funds Balochistan Health Officer Scholarships at Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi

October 4, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Government Funds Balochistan Health Officer Scholarships at Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi Karachi – The U.S. Government is providing scholarships for 33 Balochistan government health officials to complete a two-year Master of Science in Public Health degree at Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi. U.S. Consul General Mark Stroh …

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U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela Aggeler’s Visit to Karachi Highlights Pakistan-U.S. Ties, Promotes Bilateral Anti-COVID Efforts

October 2, 2021 Contact: Public Affairs Section FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela Aggeler’s Visit to Karachi Highlights Pakistan-U.S. Ties, Promotes Bilateral Anti-COVID Efforts KARACHI (OCTOBER 2, 2021) – U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela P. Aggeler visited Karachi from September 29 to October 1 to strengthen bilateral ties between Pakistan and the United …

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United States and Sindh Launch “Fizaaon Se Falaah Tak” to Save Lives by Vaccinating Millions of Pakistanis

September 30, 2021 Contact: Public Affairs Section FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United States and Sindh Launch “Fizaaon Se Falaah Tak” to Save Lives by Vaccinating Millions of Pakistanis KARACHI (SEPTEMBER 30, 2021) – The United States and Sindh Government have joined hands to launch “Fizaaon Se Falaah Tak,” an immunization awareness campaign encouraging Pakistani citizens to …

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Consul General Stroh and CM Sindh Shah witness signing ceremony for management of USAID-funded schools

September 27, 2021 Contact: Public Affairs Department FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Consul General Mark Stroh and Chief Minister Shah witness signing ceremony for management of USAID-funded schools Karachi – Consul General Mark Stroh joined Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah to witness a signing ceremony between the Sindh School Education and Literacy Department (SELD) and private Education …

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United States Delivers Another 320,580 Pfizer Vaccine Doses for Sindh

September 13, 2021 Contact: Brittney Stewart Phone: 021-3527-5000 For Immediate Release United States Delivers Another 320,580 Pfizer Vaccine Doses for Sindh KARACHI (SEPTEMBER 13, 2021) – U.S. Consul General Mark Stroh and Sindh Minister of Health and Population Welfare, Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho today welcomed the arrival of 320,580 new Pfizer vaccine doses sent by …

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U.S. Naval Ship Conducts Passing Exercise with Pakistani, German Navies

September 07, 2021 Contact: Brittney Stewart Phone: 021-3527-5000 For Immediate Release U.S. Naval Ship Conducts Passing Exercise with Pakistani, German Navies ARABIAN SEA (Sept. 7, 2021) – The U.S., Pakistani, and German navies conducted a tri-lateral passing exercise in the Arabian Sea, September 6, to strengthen cooperation and advance a common vision to ensure peace …

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U.S. Consulate Karachi Partners with Sindh’s Agricultural Community to Fight Climate Change with Biotechnology

September 03, 2021 Contact: Amy Christianson Phone: 021-3527-5000 For Immediate Release U.S. CONSULATE GENERAL KARACHI PARTNERS WITH SINDH’S AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE WITH BIOTECHNOLOGY Karachi – The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi partnered with the Sindh Abadgar Board (SAB), the Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA), and Sindh Agriculture University, Tando Jam, to lead …

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Mark Stroh Assumes Role as U.S. Consul General in Karachi

August 25, 2021 Contact: Amy Christianson Phone: 021-35275375 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARK STROH ASSUMES ROLE AS U.S. CONSUL GENERAL IN KARACHI KARACHI: Mark Stroh assumed his role as the United States Consul General in Karachi on August 21, 2021. A career member of the United States Senior Foreign Service, Consul General Mark Stroh most recently …

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Music Brings Pakistanis and Americans Together to Celebrate Independence Day of USA

July 4, 2021 Contact: Brittney Stewart Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Music Brings Pakistanis and Americans Together to Celebrate the 246th Independence Day of the United States of America Karachi: The Consulate General of the United States of America in Karachi collaborated with the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi to host an online …

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Students of Kamber-Shahdakot to Benefit from modern U.S. Government Funded School

May 27, 2019 Contact: Brittney Stewart Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Students of Kamber-Shahdakot to Benefit from modern U.S. Government Funded School Kamber-Shahdakot – United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Director for Sindh and Balochistan James Parys and Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy, Labor and Human Resource Saeed Ghani today inaugurated …

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U.S. Consulate Applauds KFC Scholarship, Recognizes U.S. Business Partnership to Increase Economic Growth in Pakistan

May 2021 Contact: Cameron Thomas-Shah Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   U.S. Consulate Applauds KFC Scholarship, Recognizes U.S. Business Partnership to Increase Economic Growth in Pakistan  Karachi – U.S. Consul General Robert Silberstein applauded KFC which, in partnership with the Orange Tree Foundation, launched a new scholarship fund to assist students in completing their undergraduate or graduate degrees from …

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U.S. Consulate General Karachi Establishes U.S.– Pakistan Friendship Garden

April 30, 2021 Contact: Amy Christianson Phone: 021-3527-5000 For Immediate Release U.S. CONSULATE GENERAL KARACHI ESTABLISHES U.S.– PAKISTAN FRIENDSHIP GARDEN Karachi – The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi broke ground on  a “U.S. – Pakistan Friendship Garden” in Clifton Urban Forest in celebration of Arbor Day, April 30.   Located in the heart of Karachi, the addition to the …

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U.S. Consulate General, Karachi and Diplomatic Community Promote Real-time Monitors to Improve Air Quality

April 6, 2021 Contact: Brittney Stewart Phone: 021-3527-5000 For Immediate Release U.S. CONSULATE GENERAL, KARACHI AND DIPLOMATIC COMMUNITY PROMOTE REAL-TIME MONITORS TO IMPROVE AIR QUALITY Karachi – The U.S. Consulate General, Karachi hosted a virtual roundtable discussion on April 6 called “Karachi Air Quality in 2021 and Beyond”. The roundtable brought together policymakers, climate change experts, …

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U.S. Consulate General Karachi Partners with GNMI to Promote Gender Equality Reporting

March 29, 2021 Contact: Brittney Stewart Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. CONSULATE GENERAL KARACHI PARTNERS WITH GNMI TO PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY REPORTING Karachi – The U.S. Consulate General, Karachi and the Global Neighborhood for Media Innovation (GNMI) held a virtual journalism festival on March 29 to conclude “Reshaping the Future of Journalism”, a …

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United States and HEC Pakistan Celebrate International Women’s Day

March 8, 2021 Contact: Brittney Stewart Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNITED STATES AND PAKISTAN’S HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY Karachi – The United States Mission to Pakistan and Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission (HEC) celebrated International Women’s Day with female scholarship recipients of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) …

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“The Parallel Pandemic Project: Pakistan, the United States and COVID-19”

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release U.S.  CONSULATE KARACHI TO HOST “THE PARALLEL PANDEMIC PROJECT: PAKISTAN, THE UNITED STATES AND COVID-19” Karachi, March 1, 2021:  The U.S. Mission to Pakistan invites the public to attend an online session about “The Parallel Pandemic Project: Pakistan, United States and COVID-19” on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 6:00 PM …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan

Location:  Pakistan (Countrywide)  Event:  The Pakistan National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) announced the measures listed below for non-Pakistani citizens arriving from the United Kingdom.  The measures go into effect December 22 at 11:59 PM (local time) and will remain in effect until at least December 29. Direct or indirect travel from the United Kingdom …

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U.S. and the Sindh Government Open State-of-the-Art Secondary School in Karachi

November 16, 2020 Contact: Brittney Stewart Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. and the Sindh Government Open State-of-the-Art Secondary School in Karachi Karachi – Local students in Cattle Colony Karachi receive a new school to advance their education needs in Pakistan under the long-running active partnership between the United States Agency for International …

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U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela Aggeler Visits Karachi to Promote Economic Ties

October 29, 2020 Contact: Brittney Stewart Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela Aggeler Visits Karachi to Promote Economic Ties Karachi: U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela Aggeler visited Karachi on October 27-28, where she met with Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, State Bank of Pakistan Governor Reza Baqir, and …

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U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela Aggeler Pays Homage to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah

October 28, 2020 Contact: Brittney Stewart Phone: 021-35275000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela Aggeler Pays Homage to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah Karachi – U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela Aggeler visited the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and paid her respects to the founder of Pakistan.  Ms. Aggeler laid a floral wreath …

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U.S. Consulate General, Karachi organizes a virtual hackathon for female programmers

October 25, 2020 U.S. Mission Pakistan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: U.S. Consulate General, Karachi Public Affairs Section (021-3527500) U.S. Consulate General, Karachi organizes a virtual hackathon for female programmers KARACHI, October 25, 2020 – The U.S. Consulate General, Karachi, in partnership with The Asia Foundation and the National Incubation Center (NIC), Karachi, hosted Built by …

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U.S. Ambassador Announces Rs15 million Project to Restore Karachi’s historic Nusserwanjee Building

February 20, 2020 U.S. Mission Pakistan             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: U.S. Consulate Karachi Public Affairs Section (021-3527500) U.S. Ambassador Announces Rs15 million Project to Restore Karachi’s historic Nusserwanjee Building Karachi – February 20, 2020: Karachi’s historic Nusserwanjee Building is set to get a new lease on life through a grant of 15 million Rupees (USD …

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U.S. Ambassador Paul Jones underscores importance of U.S.-Pakistan partnership on education and exchanges

February 19, 2020 U.S. Mission Pakistan Contact: U.S. Consulate Karachi Public Affairs Section (021-3527500) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Ambassador Paul Jones underscores importance of U.S.-Pakistan partnership on education and exchanges during visit to Roshan Pakistan Academy Karachi – February 19, 2020:  U.S. Ambassador Paul Jones paid a surprise visit to the more than 200 primary …

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United States Supports Training for Airports Security Force (ASF)

February 7, 2020 Contact: Sydney Smith Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United States Supports Training for Airports Security Force (ASF) Karachi – In support of the United States’ commitment to strengthening Pakistan’s law enforcement organizations, Consul General Robert Silberstein today joined Airports Security Force (ASF) Acting Director General Brigadier Zubair Ahmed for the graduation ceremony …

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80 Students Graduate from U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water

February 4, 2020 Contact: Sydney Smith Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 80 Students Graduate from U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water Karachi –  Future Pakistani engineers and technicians in water science received their degrees today during the graduation ceremony at the Center for Advanced Studies in Water, thanks to a program funded …

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U.S. and the Sindh Government Open Another State-of-the-Art School in Karachi

February 03, 2020 U.S. Mission Pakistan Contact: U.S. Consulate Karachi Public Affairs Section (021-3527500) U.S. and the Sindh Government Open Another State-of-the-Art School in Karachi Karachi – Local students in Karachi will have a new school for their education this year thanks to an on-going partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) …

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U.S. and Pakistan Give the English Classroom a 21st Century Update

January 18, 2020 U.S. Mission Pakistan Contact: U.S. Consulate Karachi Public Affairs Section (021-3527500) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. and Pakistan Give the English Classroom a 21st Century Update Karachi – January 18, 2020:  The U.S. Consulate in Karachi welcomed English language professionals and university students to the English Language Expo 2020, focusing on “Digital Innovations …

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U.S. Boosts Economic Growth in Pakistan by Supporting Entrepreneurship

November 23, 2019 U.S. Mission Pakistan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: U.S. Consulate Karachi Public Affairs Section (021-3527500) U.S. Boosts Economic Growth in Pakistan by Supporting Entrepreneurship Karachi – November 23, 2019: The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi celebrated the culmination of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) November 18-24, with a closing ceremony attended by entrepreneurs from …

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U.S. Mission Supports Training for Customs Probationary Officer Class

November 22, 2019 Contact: Sydney Smith Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Mission Supports Training for Customs Probationary Officer Class Karachi – In support of the United States’ ongoing commitment to strengthening Pakistan’s law enforcement organizations, Acting Consul General Jack Hillmeyer today joined Customs Chief Collector (Enforcement-South) Dr. Wasif Ali Memon for the closing ceremony …

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Pakistani Musicians and Students Pay a Musical Tribute to Daniel Pearl’s Life and Contributions to Press Freedom

November 17, 2019 U.S. Mission Pakistan Contact: U.S. Consulate Karachi Public Affairs Section (021-3527500) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pakistani Musicians and Students Pay a Musical Tribute to Daniel Pearl’s Life and Contributions to Press Freedom Karachi – November 17, 2019: Acting U.S. Consul General Jack Hillmeyer welcomed a festive crowd of 200 music lovers to a …

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U.S. Commercial Service Leads Pakistani Business Delegation to WEFTEC 2019

September 24, 2019 Contact: Jason Green   Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Commercial Service Leads Pakistani Business Delegation to WEFTEC 2019 Karachi – September 24, 2019: The U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) is leading a sixteen-member delegation of Pakistani companies to the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in Chicago, IL, USA, from …

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Ambassador Jones Visits Sindh Police Saeedabad Police Training College

September 18, 2019 Contact: Jason Green Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ambassador Jones Visits Sindh Police Saeedabad Police Training College Karachi – In support of the United States’ ongoing commitment to the capacity building of Pakistan’s law enforcement organizations, Ambassador Paul W. Jones toured the Saeedabad Police Training College today with Inspector General of Sindh …

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Maternal and Child Survival Improves in Sindh

August 29, 2019 Contact: Jason Green Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maternal and Child Survival Improves in Sindh Karachi: A conference to disseminate the key findings from successful interventions of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) to improve maternal and child survival in Sindh province was …

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United States and Sindh Launch New Criminal Law Textbook for Sindh Police

August 28, 2019 Contact: Jason Green Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United States and Sindh Launch New Criminal Law Textbook for Sindh Police under the Curriculum Development Program Karachi – On Wednesday, August 28, Consul General Rob Silberstein and the U.S. Embassy’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Director Dorothy Ngutter joined …

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U.S. Consul General Karachi, Robert Silberstein pays homage to Quaid-e-Azam

August 7, 2019 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021-35275375 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Consul General Karachi, Robert Silberstein pays homage to Quaid-e-Azam Karachi – U.S. Consul General Karachi Robert Silberstein, visited the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and paid his respects to the founder of Pakistan. Consul General Silberstein laid a floral wreath at the …

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Robert Silberstein assumes charge as U.S. Consul General in Karachi

August 1, 2019 Contact: Krish Das, Spokesperson 021-35275000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Robert Silberstein assumes charge as U.S. Consul General in Karachi KARACHI: Rob Silberstein assumed charge as the United States Consul General in Karachi on August 1, 2019. A career member of the United States Senior Foreign Service, he most recently served in Washington, DC …

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From the American people: a clean Jacobabad

June 24, 2019 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From the American people: a clean Jacobabad Jacobabad – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Director for Sindh and Balochistan Michael Hryshchyshyn handed over waste management equipment to Jacobabad municipality at the Deputy Commissioner office Jacobabad. These 80 waste management …

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U.S. Consul General Karachi attended the first-ever U.S. Pulses Seminar in Pakistan

April 30, 2019 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Consul General Karachi attended the first-ever U.S. Pulses Seminar in Pakistan Karachi: On April 30, Consul General JoAnne Wagner attended the first-ever U.S. Pulses Seminar titled “USA Pulses – the Standard for Quality” in Karachi. The seminar was organized in collaboration between FAS …

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USAID Introducing Innovative Technologies for the Development of Pakistan’s Agriculture Sector

April 29, 2019 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE USAID Introducing Innovative Technologies for the Development of Pakistan’s Agriculture Sector Karachi: On April 29, Consul General JoAnne Wagner inaugurated the Electronic Beam (E-Beam) irradiation facility established through support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded U.S.-Pakistan Partnerships for Agricultural Market …

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U.S. Ambassador’s Visit to Karachi Highlights Pakistani-U.S. Ties

March 30, 2019 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Ambassador’s Visit to Karachi Highlights Pakistani-U.S. Ties Karachi: U.S. Ambassador Paul W. Jones, Chargé d’Affaires a.i., emphasized the importance of Karachi as the economic hub of Pakistan, highlighted the importance of people-to-people ties, and celebrated U.S. Independence Day with the citizens of southern …

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Sindh Demographic and Health Survey 2017-18 Indicates Progress

March 28, 2019 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sindh Demographic and Health Survey 2017-18 Indicates Progress Karachi: The regional survey results of the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey (PDHS) 2017-18, were released today at a provincial seminar organized by National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS). The seminar highlighted major improvements in child …

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Director of U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water receives Sitara-e-Imtiaz Award

March 27, 2019 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Director of U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water receives Sitara-e-Imtiaz Award Karachi: On March 23, President Dr. Arif Alvi conferred the Sitara-e-Imtiaz award on Dr. Steven Burian, who directs the technical team at the University of Utah in the United States, in support …

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U.S. Consul General Karachi inaugurates cold storage facility for vegetable exporters

March 22, 2019 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Consul General Karachi inaugurates cold storage facility for vegetable exporters Karachi: On March 22, Consul General JoAnne Wagner inaugurated a state-of-the-art cold storage facility for vegetable exporters. This facility was established through support by the U.S.-Pakistan Partnerships for Agricultural Market Development (AMD), funded …

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Research on USAID’s reading interventions launched

March 15, 2019 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Research on USAID’s reading interventions launched Karachi: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Director for Sindh and Balochistan, Michael Hryshchyshyn, today launched a report on research recently conducted to assess the significance of reading interventions under USAID Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP). The report …

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U.S. Ambassador’s Fund to Award 200 New Grants

March 5, 2019 Contact: Will Holton Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Ambassador’s Fund to Award 200 New Grants Karachi – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced new funding opportunities from the Ambassador’s Fund Grant Program. During the current five-year cycle, running from 2017-2022, this program will award approximately 200 grants …

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United States and Sindh Police Inaugurate Firearms Simulators to Increase Police Training Capacity and Operational Readiness

December 12, 2018 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United States and Sindh Police Inaugurate Firearms Simulators to Increase Police Training Capacity and Operational Readiness On December 12, the Saeedabad Police Training College in Karachi received over 377 million rupees (2.7 million USD) worth of firearms simulators to improve the capacity of the …

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Continued United States Government support for Sindh development priorities

November 13, 2018 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Continued United States Government support for Sindh development priorities Karachi – On November 13, U.S. Consul General JoAnne Wagner participated with representatives from the international community in an event organized by the Government of Sindh Planning and Development Department to release the …

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The United States promotes the development of clean energy in Sindh

October 29, 2018 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The United States promotes the development of clean energy in Sindh Karachi – The U. S. Consul General in Karachi, JoAnne Wagner today visited the wind corridor in Jhimpir to review U.S. Government investments in the area. She visited the Jhimpir-1 grid …

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United States Government assistance in Pakistan focuses on education and employment opportunities for youth

October 16, 2018 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United States Government assistance in Pakistan focuses on education and employment opportunities for youth Karachi – U.S. Consul General JoAnne Wagner interacted with youth at a forum organized by the Karachi Rotoract Club and highlighted the role that youth can play for …

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33 U.S. Universities Visit Karachi to Promote Higher Education Opportunities in Pakistan

October 7, 2018 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021-3527-5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 33 U.S. Universities Visit Karachi to Promote Higher Education Opportunities in Pakistan Karachi – October 7, 2018: To promote higher education opportunities for Pakistani students, representatives of 33 U.S. universities traveled to Karachi this week to host the biggest U.S. College Fair in Pakistan …

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World Teachers’ Day commemorated at U.S. Government-funded school in Gadap Town

October 5, 2018 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE World Teachers’ Day commemorated at U.S. Government-funded school in Gadap Town Karachi – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Sindh Community Mobilization Program commemorated World Teachers’ Day this afternoon at Government Boys Secondary School, Damba Village in Gadap Town, …

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U.S. Government upgrades Family Planning and Training Unit at Sandeman Provincial Hospital

October 4, 2018 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021 3527 5000  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Government upgrades Family Planning and Training Unit at Sandeman Provincial Hospital Quetta –The newly upgraded Family Planning Training Unit (FPTU) at Sandeman Provincial Hospital. Funding for this activity was provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under its …

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From the American People: Technical Assistance for Development of Chili sector

September 14, 2018 From the American people: technical assistance for development of chili sector Umerkot – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Provincial Director for Sindh and Balochistan, John Smith-Sreen, and Deputy Director, Michael Hryshchyshyn, visited the Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) to support USAID’s agricultural investments, explore more efficient water management technologies …

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The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit Opportunity

February 11, 2019 Contact: Krish Das Phone: 021 3527 5000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. MISSION PAKISTAN ANNOUNCES The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit Opportunity KARACHI, PAKISTAN – The U.S. Mission to Pakistan announced today that the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit is actively looking for companies across Pakistan to take part in this year’s SelectUSA delegation to …

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“Building Bridges” Partnership Yields Balochistan University Program Entrepreneurship Education Summit

Karachi – Public Affairs Officer John Warner earlier today presided over the opening of a two-day Entrepreneurship Education Summit hosted by the Balochistan University Partnership Program. This program is a two year “Building Bridges” partnership between the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and three universities in Balochistan: the University of Balochistan, Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s …

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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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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. Consulate Celebrates Sindh Culture Day

Karachi – For the fourth year in a row, the U.S. Consulate General in Karachi marked Sindh Culture Day with a folk music concert and reception. Consul General Grace Shelton welcomed Sindhi media, cultural contacts, and dignitaries to the event and Sindhi folk musicians Arbab Khan Khoso from Badin played the Al-ghozo, Sattar Jogi from …

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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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U.S. Consulate celebrates Daniel Pearl World Music Days

Karachi – A festive crowd of more than 600 music lovers celebrated Daniel Pearl World Music Days with musical performances at the former U.S. Consul General’s Residence in Karachi this evening. Featured were two of Sindh’s own, Sounds of Kolachi, led by the talented Ahsan Bari, and The Sketches, led by master fusionist Saif Samejo. …

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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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Consul General Grace Shelton visits U.S.-funded Makli preservation project

Thatta – U.S. Consul General in Karachi Grace Shelton toured the World Heritage Site of Makli necropolis to observe the restoration of the tombs of Sultan Ibrahim and Amir Sultan Muhammad as part of the U.S.-funded Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) project. The historical monuments in the Thatta area have outstanding value to not …

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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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US Consul General hosts volleyball clinic for Dawood girls

Karachi – U.S. Consul General Grace Shelton engaged with young Pakistani girls at a volleyball clinic held at her residence.  Renowned Pakistani volleyball coaches Farah Sarfaraz, Nouma Faridi, and Fozia Naz trained more than 40 girls from Dawood Public School as their parents watched from the sidelines. “Volleyball shows us the importance of teamwork and …

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U.S. Consul General Grace Shelton pays homage to Quaid-e-Azam

U.S. Consul General in Karachi Grace Shelton visited the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and paid her respects to the founder of Pakistan. Consul General Grace Shelton laid a floral wreath at the mausoleum and signed the guestbook on behalf of the U.S. Consulate General in Karachi. Consul General Shelton noted, “The United States …

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U.S. Consulate Sends 19 Pakistani Women to Summer Exchanges in US

U.S. Consul General Brian Heath greeted 19 Pakistani women prior to their departure for summer exchange programs in the United States. “My sincere congratulations to all of the participants in the Summer Sisters 2016 exchange program,” said Mr. Heath, while thanking partners: iEarn, the U.S. Pakistan Women’s Council and American University. Also attending were iEARN …

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