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U.S. Commerce Department to Host Gems and Jewelry Delegation for Visit to the United States

February 25, 2014 The U.S. Department of Commerce will host a select delegation of 18 Pakistani gems and jewelry business leaders for a visit to the United States from May 27 to June 10. The delegation will visit Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas to receive training in industry best practices and to participate in a ...
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U.S. CENTCOM Commander Austin Concludes Successful Meetings with Pakistani Leaders

February 19, 2014 | Islamabad General Lloyd J. Austin III, Commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), departed Pakistan today after a series of meetings with senior Pakistani leaders. While here, General Austin discussed a wide range of common security issues with Defense Secretary Asif Yasin Malik, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General ...
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USAID, OPIC, and GE: Wind Turbines to Add Electricity to National Grid

February 18, 2014 | Islamabad Thomas E. Williams, Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, reaffirmed the United States government’s commitment to help Pakistan address its energy shortage through wind power projects in a meeting with General Electric (GE), Pakistani government officials, and businessmen today. Wind projects are expected to bring up ...
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U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits Pakistan

February 15, 2014 A U.S. Congressional delegation, led by Rodney Frelinghuysen, U.S. Representative from New Jersey and Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee on Defense, visited Pakistan February 14-15. Other members of the delegation were Peter Visclosky, U.S. Representative from Indiana and Ranking Member of the House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee on Defense; ...
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U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues Visits Pakistan

Islamabad, February 14, 2014 – Catherine Russell, U.S. Department of State’s Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, met with officials and advocates for women’s causes to discuss U.S. support for women and girls worldwide during her February 12-14 visit to Pakistan. During her visit, Ambassador Russell met policewomen, female entrepreneurs, beneficiaries of microcredit programs, female parliamentarians, ...
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