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United States Funded Hydropower Project Brings Light to Pakistani Homes

Islamabad, December 5, 2022:  U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome joined Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif at Mangla Hydro Power Station today to celebrate completion of a $150 Million U.S.-funded project to refurbish and improve the station’s power generation capacity. The project adds 300 megawatts of additional power to the station’s capacity, enough to provide power to 100,000 ...
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United States Partners with UN Food and Agriculture Organization to Support Flood-Affected Pakistani Farmers

ISLAMABAD – December 1, 2022: U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome announced today that the United States, in partnership with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), delivered $8 million of assistance to Pakistani farmers affected by the devastating 2022 floods.  This effort is part of the $97 million of U.S. flood-related assistance to Pakistan this year, ...
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U.S.-PAKISTAN EFFORT TO ELEVATE THE HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR

Islamabad, November 30, 2022: United States Ambassador Donald Blome joined officials from the University of Utah and the Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Mr. Ahsan Iqbal, to inaugurate the International Summit on Higher Education and Workforce Development today. The summit was organized by the U.S.-funded Higher Education System Strengthening Activity (HESSA) and ...
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U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome Highlights Broad Partnership with the People of Balochistan Province

Islamabad, November 23, 2022 – U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome visited Quetta, Balochistan, on November 23 to meet with Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, local partners working to advance climate change adaptation, representatives of higher education institutions, leaders of local NGOs, and Afghan refugees. During his visit, Ambassador Blome discussed U.S. efforts to combat the effects ...
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The United States’ Partnership with the People of Balochistan Province

The United States has a broad, deep, and long-term partnership with the people of Balochistan Province spanning the education, economic, health, and rule of law sectors and beyond. Responding to Disasters In response to the devastating 2022 floods, the United States is working through United Nations and NGO partners to provide food, cash, shelter, nutrition ...
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