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U.S. Showcases Agricultural Partnership: Dawn Agri Expo

Lahore | March 13, 2014 The United States has showcased its long-standing support for Pakistan’s agriculture sector with a pavilion at the Dawn Sarsabz Agri Expo. The U.S. pavilion highlights initiatives that are helping modernize the agriculture sector, improve value chains and market access, increase yields and income for farmers, and ensure the sector’s sustainability. ...
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60 Second International Film Festival Features U.S. Film Directors

March 9, 2014 U.S. film directors Ted Braun and Marilyn Agrelo delivered keynote speeches at the 60 Second International Film Festival ( www.60siff.com ), held March 8 at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts in Islamabad. Braun and Agrelo are visiting Pakistan with the U.S. State Department’s American Film Showcase (AFS), a touring program that ...
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U.S. Recognizes the Brave Women of FATA and KP Province for International Women’s Day

Islamabad, March 7, 2014 The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), recognizes the bravery and determination of the women of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) who have endured loss, but are determined to resume a normal life for themselves and their families. Through the USAID ...
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United States and WAPDA Sign Agreement to Rehabilitate Mangla Dam

March 7, 2014 Today the United States and Pakistan signed a $72 million project implementation agreement to refurbish and upgrade the Mangla dam located in the Mirpur district of Azad Kashmir. The rehabilitation will improve the operating capacity of the hydroelectric plant at Mangala dam by 90 megawatts (MW), enough electricity for about 200,000 Pakistani ...
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Ambassador Olson Extends Condolences to Families of Terror Attack at Islamabad District Court Complex in F-8 Market

March 4, 2014 On behalf of the American people, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson extends deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the despicable act of terrorism that took place at Islamabad’s District Court Complex in the F-8 sector on March 3.  The Ambassador wishes those who were injured ...
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