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U.S. and Intel Pakistan Support Education and Women’s Economic Empowerment

Islamabad | April 10, 2014 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Punjab Provincial Director Jeffrey Bakken and Intel Pakistan Country Manager Naveed Siraj signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today on the use of technology to support education and women’s economic empowerment in Pakistan. Education programs outlined in the MOU include digital curriculum development, ...
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Ambassador Olson Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to AJK during Muzaffarabad Visit

Islamabad, April 10, 2014 – U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson visited Muzaffarabad today to highlight the United States’ support for bilateral trade opportunities, educational exchange, and development programs in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Ambassador Olson’s visit, his first to the region, was an opportunity to renew ties with the government leadership of AJK and to meet ...
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Ambassador Olson Meets With Visiting U.S. Journalists, Calls for Greater Protection of Journalists in Pakistan

April 8, 2014 Ambassador Richard Olson met with a group of nine American journalists from the East-West Center’s Pakistan-U.S. Journalists Exchange program. The Ambassador discussed issues of press freedom and dangers to journalists in Pakistan. In his remarks to the group, Ambassador Olson said, “We are alarmed and deplore the increased attacks on journalists in ...
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U.S. Improves IESCO’s ability to Reduce Unscheduled Loadshedding

Islamabad, April 03, 2014 – Marking a milestone in U.S. support of Pakistan’s energy sector, Nancy Estes, Acting Mission Director for United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Yousaf Awan, Chief Executive Officer of the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO), inaugurated the Power Distribution Control Center (PDCC) at IESCO today. The PDCC, built with ...
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