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Friday, August 25, 2017 - 4:30am

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Jerry Bisson joined President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain today for the inauguration ceremony of the USAID-funded $1.5 million Faculty of Education building at the Karakoram International University (KIU).  KIU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Khalil Ahmed was also present at the event.

The newly constructed building is one of the 17 Faculties of Education buildings that USAID has constructed or rehabilitated in order to train Pakistan’s next generation of teachers and education professionals.  These facilities will serve over 6,500 students and over 500 faculty members each year.

President Hussain acknowledged USAID’s role in promoting access to high-quality education in the province and throughout Pakistan through infrastructure support.  He also recognized the significance of having a modern Faculty of Education and the need to prepare well-trained educators in Pakistan.

American Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Christina Tomlinson, USAID's Mission Director Jerry Bisson in a group photo with the GEP team at the closing ceremony.
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 12:00pm

The United States and the Aurat Foundation today celebrated seven years of achievements in enhancing gender equity in Pakistan at the closing ceremony of the Gender Equity Program (GEP).  The program implemented by the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development, was the largest stand-alone gender initiative since the founding of Pakistan 70 years ago. 

 

USAID Mission Director Jerry Bisson tasting Pakistani mangoes
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 11:30am

The Mango Gala showcased USAID’s commitment to supporting Pakistan’s mango sector. The event also brought together public and private mango sector stakeholders to discuss export trends and explore new opportunities.  Leading mango producers and exporters displayed Pakistan’s many mango varieties.

USAID Pakistan
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:30am

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke, Secretary of the Ministry of National Health Services Muhammad Ayub Shaikh, Executive Director Health Services Academy Dr. Assad Hafeez, and Secretary Health Department Government of Sindh Dr. Fazlullah Pechuho signed the three new project commitment letters for the U.S. Government to provide budgetary support for Pakistani public health endeavors..

Education
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 11:00am

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)  Mission Director John Groarke, Dr. Muktar Ahmed, chairman of the Higher Education Commission, and Dr. Balig ur Rehman, State Minister of Federal Education and Training inaugurated the new $1.5 million Faculty of Education building at Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), constructed by USAID to attract the best and brightest young Pakistani women to the teaching profession.  

Mission Director John Groarke visited a school in Islamabad and read books with students.
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 5:15am

In honor of World Book Day, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke visited a school in Islamabad and read books with students.

USAID Pakistan
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 7:15am

The workshop showcases the progress of new maize seed varieties that were given by the USAID-funded Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) last year to 20 Pakistani research organizations and Pakistani seed companies at the National Agricultural Research Center. 

Agriculture
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 2:30am

The Embassy of the United States of America is showcasing its long-standing support for Pakistan’s agriculture sector with a pavilion at the Dawn Food and Agri Expo.  The U.S. Pavilion highlights projects assisting Pakistani farmers to modernize the agriculture sector, strengthen value chains and improve market access while ensuring long term sustainability of agricultural production. The two-day exhibition in Lahore, inaugurated today at the Expo Center in Johar Town, is open to the public.

Women musical band performing at the event.
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 11:00am

America promotes gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in Pakistan to enable them to fully participate in and benefit from economic, social, and political developments and help advance peace and security. 

All Three Funds under USAID’s Pakistan Private Investment Initiative Making Investments
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 10:45am

The U.S. government, in partnership with three investment funds,  is managing a pool of more than 15.6 billion Pakistani rupees to invest in Pakistan’s dynamic small and medium-sized businesses.

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Last updated: August 04, 2017

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