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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 6:00am

The recently-constructed irrigation canals of the U.S.-funded Gomal Zam Dam Command Area Development Project were inaugurated in Dera Ismal Khan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) signed an agreement with the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in March 2015 to provide $22.22 million funding for the Gomal Zam Dam Command Area Development project.

“These canals will create opportunities for large-scale employment,” said USAID Mission Director John Groarke. “The availability of water in the region will catalyze the integrated development of the command area. Farmers will also be trained on farm water management, productivity enhancement, value addition, processing, and effective marketing.”

USAID Pakistan
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 11:15pm

American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale along with National Highway Authority Chairman Shahid Ashraf Tarar and Frontier Works Organization Director Major General Muhammad Afzal today opened an exhibition displaying photos of the recently rehabilitated section of National Highway (N-25) connecting Chaman to Kalat through Quetta, Balochistan.

Education
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 5:45am

U.S. Consul General Grace W. Shelton and Sindh Education Minister Jam Mahtab Hussain Dahar today inaugurated a new school in Rohri; district Sukkur that was constructed with the support of the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

USAID Pakistan
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 4:45am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) hosted a joint event to commemorate the successful completion of a $32 million, USAID-funded Balochistan Agriculture Project that was implemented by the FAO.

Let Girls learn
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 5:45am

U.S. Consul General in Lahore Yuriy R Fedkiw and Governor Punjab Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana today awarded scholarships to students from Punjab Province under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported Merit and Needs-Based Scholarship Program (MNBSP).

USAID Partnership
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 11:30am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Finance on September 16 signed the latest amendment to the Pakistan Enhanced Partnership Agreement (PEPA), the document through which the U.S. government provides development assistance to Pakistan. This agreement provides an additional $407 million to support U.S. and Pakistan government initiatives to improve critical infrastructure, create economic opportunities, and pursue economic and political reforms that promote prosperity.

LGL Pakistan
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:45am

Islamabad, September 26, 2016 – American Ambassador David Hale welcomed back from the United States Pakistan’s Let Girls Learn Ambassadors Summayka Qadir and Deepa Kumari who represented their country in New York City during United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) week. The women participated in  the "Broadway Shines a Light on Girls’ Education" event on September 19,  part of the Let Girls Learn initiative, which encourages world leaders to provide education opportunities to an estimated 62 million girls globally who do not attend school.

USAID Pakistan
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 4:00am

USAID partnered with the International Food Policy Research Institute from July 2011 to July 2016 on the Pakistan Strategy Support Program.  Working with the Ministry of Planning, Reforms and Development they shaped a policy research agenda for Pakistan to achieve economic growth and reduce poverty.

Mango Farmers
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:30am

U.S. Consul General Brian Heath visited a mango farm in Tando Hafiz Shah to inspect automated mango graders and processors provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID Deputy Mission Director Denise Herbol and Deputy Provincial Director Patrick Brady were also present.

USAID Pakistan
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 12:30am

American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale opened the screening event to showcase three documentary films highlighting the archeological and cultural heritage of Pakistan at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts today. Through the support of the U.S. Ambassador’s Fund grant program, Walkabout Films created films that feature three UNESCO world heritage sites: Taxila Remains, Lahore Fort/Shalimar Gardens, and Rohtas Fort Jhelum in Punjab province.

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