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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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United States and Pakistan Launch the Pakistan Reading Project

Islamabad, February 13, 2014 Islamabad, February 13, 2014 – The United States and Pakistan launched the Pakistan Reading Project today, marking the beginning of a five year, $160 million investment in reading education in Pakistan. Funded through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the project will improve the reading skills of 3.2 million children ...
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The United States Launches Pakistan’s Pioneering Mobile Agriculture Project

February 4, 2014 The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new pilot project to introduce mobile enabled advisory and financial services for peach and potato farmers and fishermen in Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. As a result of this project, over 1,700 small and medium sized farms and 15,000 people in ...
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The United States Launches Pakistan’s Pioneering Mobile Agriculture Project

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new pilot project to introduce mobile enabled advisory and financial services for peach and potato farmers and fishermen in Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. As a result of this project, over 1,700 small and medium sized farms and 15,000 people in Swat will gain access ...
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