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Pakistan Receives 1 Million Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test kits from USAID

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Dr Faisal Sultan on Monday received a donation comprising one million COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test (Ag-RDT) kits from the United States Agency for International Development...

USAID Announces Scholarships for Pakistani Female Students

USAID in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced merit and need-based scholarships for Pakistani female students only in top 30 public and private higher educational institutions of the country. According...

Facebook Launches Financial Education Initiative for Women-led Businesses in Pakistan

Facebook is expanding its women-empowerment focused initiative, ‘SheMeansBusiness’ to bolster financial inclusion and resiliency of women-led businesses in Pakistan. Implemented in partnership with State Bank and the USAID Small and Medium Enterprise...

US President Donald Trump Signs the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship into Law

The Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Bill was signed into law by United States President Donald Trump earlier this week. According to a bill announcement issued by the White House, the US president signed off on the...

US Congress Passes ‘Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act’ for Pakistani Women

According to the Congress website, the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act was passed by the House of Representatives in March last year and the US Senate adopted it by a voice vote last...

SRB Exempts Sales Tax on Services for USAID Funded Programs

Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) on Thursday granted exemption from sales tax on services for projects funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The SRB in a statement said that with approval...

Bahria University and Islamic International University Join Hands with USAID and UNDP to Launch Digital Platform for Young Entrepreneurs

Bahria University and Islamic International University, in partnership with the U.S. Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the local business community,...

United States to Provide $ 1mn to Pakistan to Combat Covid-19

On Friday, the US announced that it would provide Pakistan with 1 million dollars under the USAID program to enhance monitoring and swift reaction in the South Asian nation to the latest...
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