April, 2019

 

The firing range is not on the U.S. Embassy compound.

 Islamabad. Several media outlets have erroneously reported that the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad is building a firing range on the U.S. Embassy compound.  These reports are baseless and untrue.  In fact, the U.S. Embassy responded to multiple requests from the Government of Pakistan and, with the approval of the Ministry of the Interior and other relevant Pakistani government agencies, agreed to fund the complete refurbishment of an existing firing range for the Islamabad Capital Territory Police.  The upgrades to the firing range are intended to make the range safer for theRead More


Pakistanis take pride in how the 2018 FIFA World Cup used soccer balls made in Pakistan.

 Islamabad. For Sialkot businesses, reaching for gold in intellectual property and sports is more than just this year’s World Intellectual Property Day theme – it’s their business model.  While many Pakistanis take pride in how the 2018 FIFA World Cup used soccer balls made in Pakistan, few know how the patents registered by Pakistani innovators have helped create jobs and boost the economy at home. The U.S. Embassy, Sialkot-based innovators, and local universities learned the value of intellectual property from these Pakistani manufacturers during events to celebrate World Intellectual Property DayRead More