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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Security Threat against western-oriented establishments in Pakistan

In light of security incidents in the region and ongoing concerns about the security situation in Pakistan, the U.S. Mission in Pakistan reminds U.S. citizens that western-oriented establishments (such as restaurants and hotels) can be a target of attacks. As a precautionary measure, U.S. Government staff in Pakistan have been strongly urged to avoid such ...
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U.S.-Pakistan Trade Mission Seeks Investment Opportunities in Pakistan

March 20, 2014 A U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) delegation led by Chairman Miles Young visited Pakistan March 16-20 for a series of public and private sector meetings aimed at increasing trade between the United States and Pakistan, and fostering U.S. corporate investment in Pakistan. The delegation met with high level officials, including Finance Minister Ishaq ...
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United States Helps Save the Lives of Electricity Linemen

March 19, 2014 The United States government is helping to save the lives of thousands of linemen who work for Pakistan’s electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) through a safety training program. The most recent batch of graduate trainees was presented with certificates of completion at a ceremony in Islamabad today. The trainings are conducted under a ...
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Statement by the President on Ukraine

The White House – Office of the Press Secretary – James S. Brady Press Briefing Room – March 17, 2014 10:45 A.M. EDT The President: Good morning, everybody. In recent months, as the citizens of Ukraine have made their voices heard, we have been guided by a fundamental principle — the future of Ukraine must ...
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U.S. Supported Wheat Productivity Enhancement Project Brings New Wheat Planters to Pakistan

Islamabad | March 17, 2014 The U.S.-Pakistan Wheat Productivity Enhancement Project (WPEP) today brought together wheat researchers from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to celebrate progress in the global fight against wheat diseases. At the event, USDA Agricultural Counselor in Pakistan Clay Hamilton, CIMMYT ...
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