Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani meets with the US Deputy Secretary of State
January 16, 2014
2014 U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue Ministerial Joint Statement
January 27, 2014
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US Appropriation Bill

US Appropriation Bill

The Consolidated Appropriations Bill 2014, approved by US Congress, was signed into law by President on 17 January 2014. As an omnibus legislation, it contains respective Appropriation Bills for all Government Departments, including the Department of Defence and the Department of State. The State Department will now undertake the process of making allocations, including those for Pakistan. However, we are disappointed that the bill proposes to withhold US$ 33 million from assistance on account of Dr. Shakil Afridi’s detention.

Dr. Shakil Afridi, a citizen of Pakistan, is accused of having violated the country’s laws. His action also caused immense damage to the polio campaign in the country. His case is sub judice and he remains entitled to due process under the law. Consequently, any linkage of US assistance to this case is not in keeping with the spirit of cooperation between the two countries.

Pakistan and the United States are engaged in building a close, cooperative relationship, based on mutual respect and mutual interest. It is our hope that this process would continue to move forward in a constructive manner.

January 20, 2014

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Commemorative Stamp on 550th Birthday Celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Jee

Commemorative Stamp issued on 550th Birthday Celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Jee could be purchased placing orders along with payment through bank draft, crossed cheque or Western Union to the following officers of Pakistan Post:

Chief Postmaster, Karachi GPO/Manager
Philatelic Bureau, Karachi GPO Pakistan
T: +92 21 99213812 & +92 21 99211105

Cheif Postmaster, Islamabad GPO/Manager
National Philatelic Bureau, Islamabad GPO, Pakistan
T: +92 51 9201184 & +92 51 9223334

Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C. shall remain closed on Monday January 17, 2022 on account of Martin Luther King Jr Birthday