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Clarification for the Record

Islamabad, September 4, 2014 – “Today, we have seen media reports stating that the United States Embassy Islamabad has changed its operating status. The U.S. Embassy Islamabad has been carefully monitoring the demonstrations in Islamabad; however, we have remained and continue to remain open for normal operations per our regular schedule. “
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United States Increases Incomes for 75,000 Families through USAID Entrepreneurs Project

Islamabad, September 3, 2014 – The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Entrepreneurs Project, has helped increase the incomes of 75,000 beneficiaries over the past three years. From June 2011 to August 2014, USAID’s Entrepreneurs Project led strategic economic development initiatives in 26 districts across Pakistan’s four provinces to foster the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Advisory Concerning Ongoing Violent Protests and Continued Unrest

The U.S. Embassy cautions U.S. citizens in Islamabad to avoid the Red Zone due to continuing protests in the area which have become violent. Hundreds of people have been reported injured and at least three people reportedly killed since protests turned violent on Saturday, August 30th. Additional demonstrations have been called for throughout Pakistan. Furthermore, ...
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Consular Services at U.S. Consulate General Karachi Significantly Reduced

The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi will be closed for routine consular services on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 2 and 3, 2014 (Monday, September 1 is a U.S. holiday). We will only be able to assist with emergency cases involving U.S. citizens during this time. U.S. citizens who need to contact the Consulate General in ...
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United States Continues to Provide Food Assistance to Pakistan’s Displaced Populations

Islamabad, August 25, 2014 The United States contributed an additional $6 million to help the government of Pakistan meet the food and nutritional needs of the internally displaced people (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on August 20.  The contribution, provided through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food ...
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