Tag Archives: Embassy of the United States of America

New Survey Highlights Progress and Challenges for Gender Equity

Islamabad, March 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): Over the last seven years, the number of Pakistani men who think women should have equal rights increased by 15 percent. This was one of the many findings revealed by a recent survey assessing attitudes

Public Notice on Visa Changes – Reciprocity Fees and Visa Validity

Islamabad, March 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): Effective January 21, 2019, an additional fee will be charged for H (Temporary Work Visa), I (Journalist and Media Visa), L (Intercompany Transfer Visa), and R (Religious Worker Visa) visas ONLY if the visa application

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa gets first Burns and Trauma Center

Peshawar, March 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): Burn victims in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) can now receive treatment in Peshawar thanks to the newly opened Burns and Trauma Center. While burn victims previously had to travel long distances to other parts of Pakistan

American Embassy and PTA Jointly Hold Seminar on financial inclusion and e-commerce

Islamabad, May 08, 2018 (PPI-OT): The U.S. Embassy Islamabad, in conjunction with the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA), hosted a day-long seminar on financial inclusion and e-commerce. In addition to a panel discussion on financial inclusion in Pakistan, representatives from MasterCard

Partnership between U.S. Embassy Islamabad and the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir renewedfor another year

Muzaffarabad, April 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): The U.S. Embassy Islamabad and the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UAJK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) renewing their partnership overseeing the Lincoln Corner in Muzaffarabad (LCM) for another year (April 2018 –

Senior United States Official from the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells visits Pakistan

Islamabad, April 03, 2018 (PPI-OT): The U.S. Department of State’s Senior Bureau Official for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells visited Islamabad and Karachi March 28 – April 3. In Islamabad, Ambassador Wells met with

USAID Creates Pathways to Success for Young Women

Islamabad, January 23, 2018 (PPI-OT):The U.S. Government demonstrated its commitment to increasing opportunities for Pakistani women during a panel discussion focused on education, economic participation, and gender equality. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Deputy Mission Director

American Embassy congratulates International Medal of Art Winner Imran Qureshi

Islamabad, January 17, 2017 (PPI-OT):The American Embassy in Islamabad congratulates Lahore-based artist Imran Qureshi, winner of the 2017 International Medal of Arts. Mr. Qureshi, along with contemporary artists Nick Cave, Jenny Holzer, and Wolf Kahn,...

American Hip-Hop Group Mahogany Jones performs and shares message about Women’s Empowerment

Islamabad, December 15, 2016 (PPI-OT):American musician Mahogany Jones and her band introduced hip hop to an excited audience at Aiwan-e-Quaid hall Sunday evening. The group’s performance, sponsored by the American […]

United States to provide $81 million for construction of Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam Project

Islamabad, December 14, 2016 (PPI-OT):The United States signed an agreement to provide over 8.5 billion rupees to the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for the construction of the Kaitu […]