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  • Group of men standing outside a shrine. (Photo Credit: State Department)

    Ambassador Richard Olson and Consul General Zachary Harkenrider visited shrine of Shah Rukn-e-Alam in Multan.

  • A group of men cutting a red ribbon (State Dept)

    Ambassador Richard Olson, Consul General Zachary Harkenrider, USAID Mission Director Gregg Gottlieb and MEPCO CEO Muzaffar Ali Abbasi inaugurate IT lab.

  • Group stands posing for picture. (State Dept.)

    Public Affairs Officer Rachael Chen with volunteers of #Map4Nepal Lahore Mapathon

  • Two men stand shake hands. (State Dept.)

    Consul General Zachary Harkenrider visited the historical Badshahi Mosque in Lahore

  • Group of men watching a man package meat. (Photo Credit: State Department)

    U.S. Showcases Support for Pakistan’s Halal Meat Sector

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  • U.S.-Funded Technology Upgrades Improve MEPCO’s Customer Service and Operational Efficiency

    U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson inaugurated a U.S.-government funded information technology lab at the Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) Regional Training Center. The information technology lab will train employees in the latest energy sector technology. Since 2013, MEPCO, with the support of the United States, has adopted new technology that significantly improves customer service and operational efficiency. 

  • U.S. Showcases Support for Pakistan’s Halal Meat Sector

    USAID Director for Punjab Dr. Miles Toder inaugurated the 2015 Pakistan Meat Festival that brought together livestock producers, meat packers, and exporters to network and discuss business development and marketing within the sector. The U.S, government supported the event through the Agribusiness Project of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the Agribusiness Support Fund. 

  • Statement by Secretary Kerry: Attack in Karachi Pakistan

    I strongly condemn the heinous May 13 attack on a bus in Karachi, which resulted in the deaths of dozens of members of the Ismaili community. The American people stand in solidarity with the people of Pakistan, and with the global Ismaili community on this tragic day. Make no mistake: There is more strength by far in the respect and solidarity that we feel towards one another than there could ever be in any terrorist attack. 

  • USAID Introduces New Technology to Help Reduce Unscheduled Power Cuts in Gujranwala

    U.S. Consul General Lahore, Zachary Harkenrider and the CEO of the Gujranwala Electric Power Company Zahoor Ahmed Chohan inaugurated a new state-of-the-art Power Distribution Center today. The center has been established with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to automate the monitoring and management of power flow throughout the network. This upgrade has dramatically reduced the incidents of unscheduled load shedding throughout Pakistan. 

  • USAID Mission Director inaugurates IT Lab at LESCO Training Center

    The United States Agency for International Development Mission Director for Pakistan Gregory Gottlieb and CEO of the Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) Qaisar Zaman inaugurated an Information Technology (IT) lab established at the LESCO Regional Training Center with USAID’s support. U.S. Consul General in Lahore Zachary Harkenrider and Acting Provincial Director USAID Punjab Maggie Schoch accompanied them on the occasion. 

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    U.S. Consulate Lahore Holds Mapathon for Nepal at Information Technology University

    Forty-one students volunteered their time for a #Map4Nepal “Mapathon” organized by the U.S. Consulate General in Lahore in collaboration with the USAID, ITU, Coca Cola, New Yorker Pizza, Internet Marketing Pakistan and Computer World. 

  • U.S. Consul General Zachary Harkenrider visited the historical Badshahi Mosque in Lahore
    U.S. Consul General Zachary Harkenrider visited the historical Badshahi Mosque in Lahore

    U.S. Consul General Zachary Harkenrider visited the historical Badshahi Mosque in Lahore along with the Public Affairs Officer Rachael Chen. He was welcomed by the Imam of the Badshahi Mosque Moulana Abdul Khabir Azad. Consul General took a tour of the mosque and greatly appreciated this architectural marvel of the Mughal era. 

  • Helping Build Punjab Government’s Disaster Response Capacity
    Helping Build Punjab Government’s Disaster Response Capacity

    Consul General Zachary Harkenrider joined Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Chairman NDMA Maj. Gen (Ret) Asghar Nawaz, Country Director WFP Lola Castro at the hand-over ceremony of a Humanitarian Response Facility to the Punjab Provincial Disaster Management Authority. The $3 million state-of-the-art facility has been established by the World Food Program with contribution from USAID, Japan, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, and Denmark. 

  • Woman presenting item to a student. (Photo Credit: State Department)
    Lahore Institute of Future Education

    Public Affairs Officer Rachael Chen visited with 80 English Access Micro-scholarship students at the Lahore Institute of Future Education (LIFE) to present Kindle e-book readers. These Kindles come pre-loaded with dozens of books and resources ready to help the students learn English. 

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