Pakistani officials complete six-year USDA agricultural export training program

Nearly thirty Pakistani government officials and agricultural industry representatives completed a six-year U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) sponsored training program in a ceremony at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad. The graduation was presided over by David Williams, Agriculture Counselor, US Embassy Islamabad, Muhammad Tariq Khan, Deputy Director Department of Plant Protection, Karachi, and Dr. Babar ... Read More»

U.S. Office of Defense Representative Delivers Aircraft to Pakistan Army

The Office of Defense Representative - Pakistan made another delivery of Cessna aircraft to the Pakistan Army. Since November 2016, the Pakistan Army has received six Cessna planes: two Cessna 208 Caravans and four Cessna 206H aircraft. These aircraft will assist the Pakistan Army with their air mobility capability by enhancing the Army's ability to ... Read More»

US Embassy Representatives Meet Punjab Agriculture Minister

US Embassy representatives, including Agriculture Counselor David Williams, met with Agriculture Minister Punjab, Naeem Akhtar Khan, and Secretary Agriculture Punjab, Mohammad Mahmood, to discuss Government of Punjab agricultural development priorities and opportunities for agricultural cooperation that are consistent with the Government of Punjab’s interests and priorities. Read More»

American Embassy Celebrates National Day and the Democratic Process

Islamabad, November 9, 2016 – Approximately 1,000 guests gathered at the American Embassy this morning for a National Day celebration and to view the results of the November 8 American presidential election. Although Americans traditionally celebrate their National Day on July 4, the American Embassy chose to hold its reception in November to emphasize the ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy and The Indus Entrepreneurs Congratulate StartUp Cup Finalists

  Islamabad, September 6, 2016 – Today the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Islamabad Chapter concluded the 2016 Pakistan StartUp Cup, a nationwide business model competition.  Over the past six months, more than 950 teams from Lahore, Karachi, Faisalabad, and Islamabad competed for a top prize of 1 million rupees.  The ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy English Language Program Alumni Develop Leadership Skills

Seventy-five alumni of the U.S. Embassy’s English Access Microscholarship Program gathered in Islamabad July 16-17 for Pakistan Access Alumni Reconnect, a two-day conference focused on building skills to enable participants to successfully lead community development initiatives and to promote the study of the English language in their communities across Pakistan. “These English-language teachers and students ... Read More»
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