One day on the Indus River a fisherman decided to change his life. Imran Ali Mallah had worked to make ends meet his entire life, working seven days a week in blistering heat and often coming home empty-handed. Weary of the unpredictability of the fishing trade, and inspired by an advertisement he saw in the newspaper, Imran decided to become a teacher.
U.S. Consul General Nina Fite inaugurated a consultative workshop to foster cooperation between stakeholders and strengthen the education sector in the Punjab.
The United States government launched today a two-day annual conference to review a range of policy issues to reduce rural poverty in Pakistan. The United States supports Pakistani researchers and the Government of Pakistan to make evidence-based policy reforms that address rural poverty. The Pakistan Strategy Support Program (PSSP) is a program of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
The U.S. government announced today that it will help 45,000 farmers in the fruit, vegetable, dairy, and livestock sectors increase their profits.
Today, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson spoke at the closing ceremony of the Pakistan Dairy Industry Conference in Lahore to highlight U.S.-Pakistan cooperation to help dairy farmers grow their businesses.
Last updated: March 12, 2014