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United States Ambassador launches United States Mission Pakistan Urdu websites

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by September 8, 2015 General

Karachi, September 08, 2015 (PPI-OT): U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson announced the launch of U.S. Mission Pakistan’s Urdu-languages web sites today during his visit to Karachi. “We now have comprehensive Urdu-language web sites at the Embassy in Islamabad as well as our three Consulates in Lahore, Peshawar and Karachi,” said Ambassador Olson.

Recognizing the importance of providing information to Pakistanis in their national language, Ambassador Olson said, “Today, Urdu speakers all over Pakistan will be able to learn more about a range of U.S. government services and programs. This will be of special interest for those applying for visas or grants and exchanges, and for who would like to keep up to date on the latest U.S. Mission Pakistan announcements.”

The Urdu-language web sites will provide Pakistanis with contact information and links to major U.S. government agencies and partner organizations including the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Education Foundation Pakistan (USEFP) and Education USA, and U.S. Commercial Services. The sites also have links to the U.S. Mission in Pakistan’s Facebook pages and Twitter accounts.

The four Urdu-language web sites can be accessed at:

Embassy Islamabad: urdu.pakistan.usembassy.gov

Consulate General Lahore: urdu.lahore.usconsulate.gov

Consulate General Peshawar: urdu.peshawar.usconsulate.gov

Consulate General Karachi: urdu.karachi.usconsulate.gov

For more information, contact:
Brian Asmus
Spokesperson
Consulate General of the United States of America
Plot No 3-5, TPX Area, Mai Kolachi Road,
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-35275000 Ext: 5242
Fax: +92-21-35275985
Cell: +92-302-8294015
Email: asmusbp@state.gov
Website: http://karachi.usconsulate.gov

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