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International Education Week Highlights Multi-Faceted Benefits of U.S. Higher Education

Karachi – November 18, 2022: The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi in collaboration with EducationUSA celebrated International Education Week (IEW), November 14-18, with a series of in-person, hybrid, and virtual events that underscored the advantages of U.S. higher education.  Geared towards students, parents, and school counselors, these activities focused on the unparalleled international student experience and ...
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The United States Launches Initiative to Enhance U.S.-Pakistan Bilateral Trade

Islamabad, November 16, 2022 – In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week,  U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome, joined by the Minister of State for Finance and Revenue, Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, formally launched a United States government-led initiative to enhance U.S.- Pakistan bilateral trade. The United States has long been Pakistan’s largest export market, with potential for ...
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U.S. Government and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Renew Lincoln Corner to Celebrate International Education and Global Entrepreneurship Week

From November 13 to 16, U.S. Mission to Pakistan Minister Counselor for Public Diplomacy William Ostick travelled to Peshawar to kick-off International Education and Global Entrepreneurship Week.  During a capstone event for International Education Week, Minister Counselor Ostick signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Vice Chancellor of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Dr. Safia ...
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2023 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation – Call for Concept Notes for Sindh and Balochistan

The Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation is the U.S. government’s flagship program to promote cultural heritage preservation and protection worldwide. U.S. Consulate in Karachi is accepting concept notes for 2023 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).   Floor on Amount of Individual Awards: US $10,000 per project  Ceiling on Amount of Individual Awards: US $500,000 per project   Deadline ...
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Consular Sections Alert — U. S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan

The government of Pakistan announced a public holiday on Iqbal Day (November 9, 2022). Therefore the U.S. Mission Pakistan Consular Sections will be closed tomorrow and all previously scheduled appointments for visas and American Citizen Services are cancelled. If you have not been contacted already we will reach out to you in the following days to reschedule ...
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