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    US Consul General Zachary Harkenrider joins Governor Punjab Rafiq Rajwana at the inauguration of a USAID funded project on Teachers Training in inclusive education implemented by Rising Sun Education and Welfare Society in Lahore.

  • Rachel Chen and students (Photo Credit: State Department)

    Public Affairs Officer Rachael Chen with students who will soon begin courses at Universities and Colleges in the U.S.

  • 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

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  • U.S. Mission in Pakistan Condemns Attack on Punjab Home Minister

    Islamabad, August 17, 2015–The U.S. Mission in Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attack on Punjab Home Minister Col (r) Shuja Khanzada’s offices in Attock and extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims of Sunday’s violence. Such blatant disregard for human life is unacceptable and contrary to the aspirations of the Pakistani people for a secure, stable, and prosperous nation. 

  • U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson Pakistan Independence Day Greeting

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send warm wishes and congratulations to Pakistan as you commemorate 68 years of independence. The United States and Pakistan have a broad and deep partnership based on shared values and interests. 

  • Secretary John Kerry Remarks on Pakistan Independence Day

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send our best wishes to the people and the government of Pakistan as you celebrate your Independence Day this August 14. Today we remember the sacrifice of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and all of Pakistan’s founders, who dedicated their lives for their country. 

  • Ambassador Olson Extends Sympathies to the Victims of Floods in Pakistan

    Islamabad, July 23, 2015 – The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad extends its deepest sympathies to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit–Baltistan who have been affected by recent flash floods, including the nearly 300,000 people currently displaced from their homes. Our thoughts are with all those affected, and we applaud the efforts of those who are working to bring relief to those in need. The United States stands ready to offer assistance to the people of Pakistan in this time of need. 

  • 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. 

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    U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Daniel Feldman, visited Lahore

    Ambassador Feldman met with representatives from the private sector, including prominent Pakistani business leaders, discussing opportunities to increase regional and bilateral trade and economic integration. Ambassador Feldman also met with staff and toured the renovated facilities at the U.S. Consulate General, Lahore, which resumed operations in January of this year. “I am pleased to meet the dedicated Pakistani and American staff at the Consulate General who work so hard to deepen our relationship with Pakistan in the vibrant city of Lahore." 

  • Group of students. (Photo Credit: State Department)
    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. 

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