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US announces $100 million additional aid for Pakistan

Washington: The United States has announced an additional $100 million in aid to Pakistan, ARY News reported on Tuesday. The announced amount will be used...

USAID issues report of collaborative projects with KPK govt

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has issued a report of collaborative projects with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, including 47 health units, the...

US announces $64 million in additional aid for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: The United States (US) has announced nearly $64 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan from the US Agency for...

Foreign aid as America’s soft power

After the Second World War the global emphasis partially shifted from hard to soft power in the international system

$4.3b USAID-sponsored projects to be completed on priority: Khusro Bakhtiar

Federal Minister of Economic Affairs Khusro Bakhtiar chaired a session on Thursday to ponder over the projects sponsored by USAID

US delegation, CM Murad discuss USAID-funded projects in Sindh

A United States (US) delegation here on Monday called on Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and discussed various USAID-funded projects in the province.

Agreement signed between Wapda & USAID for Mangla Dam Refurbishment

LAHORE: The $78 million Project Implementation Letter (PIL)-2 for Mangla Dam Refurbishment Project (MRP) was inked between Wapda and the USAID on Wednesday. Muzammil Hussain,...

USAID to provide two mobile libraries for Islamabad school children

ISLAMABAD: Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) will receive two mobile libraries from the USAID for the school children of Islamabad. The representatives of USAID...

‘US committed to improve agricultural development in Balochistan’

QUETTA: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) hosted a joint event...

USAID to fund clean energy projects in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and four local private commercial banks agreed to partner for clean energy projects in Pakistan. In a...

Qazi Naeem: the man setting precedent with modernized farming in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: Growing up in an agricultural family in Daska, Gujranwala, Qazi Naeem had seen his father take care and provide for the entire family. He followed in his father’s footsteps and started taking care of their family land right from his youth. His father being a visionary had always encouraged him to learn and adopt modern farming practices.

Norway holds phone app competition for Syrian children

Norway on Friday launched a competition to develop a smartphone app to help Syrian children who are unable to attend school because of the war build basic Arabic literacy skills, the foreign minister said.

U.S. assistance improving lives in Sindh

KARACHI: U.S. Consul General Brian Heath highlighted the U.S. government’s commitment to assisting the people of Sindh during his remarks at the Sindhi Association of North America (SANA).

USAID, UNDP provide skills training to Karachi youth

KARACHI:  U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke visited a leading textile factory in Karachi.

USAID helping Pakistani businesses access credit

KARACHI: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) hosted a three-day conference on non-banking finance and capital markets in Karachi which was attended by financial sector experts, government officials and business representatives.

Sindh Govt, USAID partner to save lives of women, children

KARACHI: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Sindh Government signed a signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to implement the USAID-funded Maternal and Child Health Program (MCH).

Displaced families return to FATA in hopes of benefiting from USAID

The The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched three UN agencies in a bid to support displaced families who are returning to FATA.

Sindh minister hails USAID for launching child health program

KARACHI: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching two television commercials along with a communication toolkit and pictorial booklet to inform mothers on pregnancy and childbirth.

USAID, Sindh govt vow to improve education in province

KARACHI: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Sindh Education and Literacy Department signed memorandums of understanding (MoU) with Engro Corporation to improve education in Sindh.

Textile course launched to train the youth

KARACHI: A textile course has been launched by a vocational training institute to cater the demand of the sector in the country.