Director for U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Pakistan Gregory Gottlieb served as the keynote speaker to open the Pakistan Agriculture Conference and Exposition 2015 in Islamabad. The two-day exposition will showcase the latest technological advances in the agriculture industry and provide government agencies and the private sector a forum to discuss agriculture engagement strategies. The United States contributed a five stall pavilion to exhibit the agriculture development efforts supported by USAID in Pakistan.
Four Pakistani scholars who recently returned from completing their doctoral studies in the United States highlighted their research and experiences during panel discussion on education at the Serena Hotel. In addition to the discussion, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Pakistan Mission Director Gregory Gottlieb and Pakistan Higher Education Commission Member Dr. G.
In an effort to combat malnutrition, the United States contributed an additional $34 million to the World Food Program (WFP), which will provide food rations for the next four months to 3.2 million Pakistanis, including 1.63 million Temporary Displaced Persons (TDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
ederal Minister for Planning, Development, Professor Ahsan Iqbal, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID Mission) Director Gregory Gottlieb participated in the “Resilience for Agricultural Growth, Food Security, Nutrition and Rural Development in Pakistan.”
Twenty-four engineers successfully completed a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) two-week hydro-power operations and maintenance training course and received completion certificates during a ceremony today at the Serena Hotel in Islamabad.
The Assistant to the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Donald “Larry” Sampler and the President of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), David Miliband officially inaugurated the USAID-funded Pakistan Reading Project’s mobile bus library program at a government secondary school in Islamabad. The Mobile Bus Library Program will bring age-appropriate reading materials to communities which do not have established libraries in order to help reintroduce and re-establish a national culture of reading in Pakistan.
nited States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Mission Director to Pakistan, Greg Gottlieb, presented the power distribution companies PESCO and IESCO with tools and maintenance vehicles at a ceremony at Rawal Grid Station in Islamabad.
The United States Embassy announces an additional contribution of $9.3 million to help the government of Pakistan meet the health, water, sanitation, and livelihood needs of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). These funds will be provided through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The U.S. government will provide $7 million dollars to UNICEF/Pakistan to improve health, hygiene, water, and sanitation services for IDPs with the remaining funds used to ensure the health of livestock.
Last updated: May 19, 2015