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The Council on Pakistan Relations is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the interests of the Pakistani-American community on Capitol Hill.

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CPR's November E-Newsletter

In this newsletter, you’ll find detailed information on our efforts, including our key recommendations memo which serves as the blueprint for our ongoing discussions with policymakers.

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Enterprise Fund Critical for Regional Stability

The creation of an Enterprise Fund would not only stimulate growth of the private sector, but would incentivize companies to operate within the formal economy.

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The Council on Pakistan Relations (CPR) is a non-profit, independent organization representing Pakistani-Americans nationwide. It advocates for improved U.S.-Pakistan relations, U.S. policies that promote a stable, prosperous and democratic Pakistan, and other issues important to Pakistani-Americans.   Learn More »

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Pakistan in the News - August 29, 2013

  • Aug 29, 2013

There are signs that an offer of talks by new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is causing rifts within the ranks of the Pakistani Taliban.

Council Welcomes USAID's $10m Healthcare Project in Sindh

  • Feb 13, 2013

The Council on Pakistan Relations today welcomed news that the United States Agency for International Development is investing $10 million in a new project that will dramatically improve healthcare in the regions of Pakistan that are most in need.

US special envoy Grossman steps down

  • Nov 28, 2012

US special envoy Grossman steps down

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Clinton’s ‘Sorry’ to Pakistan Ends Barrier to NATO

  • Jul 04, 2012

Pakistan told the United States that it would reopen NATO’s supply routes into neighboring Afghanistan after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said she was sorry for the deaths of two dozen Pakistani soldiers in American airstrikes in November, officials from the two countries said Tuesday.

Exit plan but no strategy

  • May 30, 2012

Despite the carefully orchestrated pageantry, the Chicago summit failed to answer the most fundamental questions about Nato’s plan to ‘transition’ out of Afghanistan and the country’s post-2014 stability. Declarations to end the war were not matched by any strategy to achieve peace.

Pakistan on the Edge: The Future of Pakistan and the U.S. Response

  • Mar 23, 2012

The discussion focused on what the speaker and discussants see as the realities in Pakistan and Afghanistan today and how those realities shape the current relations between the United States, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Taliban. While each of the contributors admitted that much of the conversation was pessimistic in tone, they did recognize some of the points of discussion indicate that these realities point toward positive changes for and in the future.

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Congressman Jim Moody

  • Jan 08, 2012

A former U.S. Congressman & Director of Peace Corps (Pakistan), Jim Moody served in the United States Congress from 1983-1993 where he was a member of the Ways & Means, Transportation and Public Works committees. In addition to CPR, Congressmen Moody also serves on the board of The American Committee for Human Development that raises support in the US for villages in Pakistan through the public-private program National Committee for Human Development (NCHD).

Mr. Junaid Qurashi

  • Jan 04, 2012

Junaid Qurashi is a Chief Executive Officer of SSJD Energy LLC, a California-based company focused on renewable energy projects in emerging markets. Mr. Qurashi is a seasoned entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in founding and managing sustainable development and high-tech firms in California, USA. Mr. Qurashi has also worked in management positions for large public companies, including EMC, VMware, Wyse Technologies and Phoenix Technologies.

Mr. Azher Khan

  • Jan 04, 2012

A native of Karachi, Pakistan, Azher Khan came to the United States in 1972. He earned a Bachelorâs degree in International Relations from the University of Mankato in Minnesota in 1975 and a Master's degree in Public Administration from the American University in Washington, DC, in 1979.

Chapters Testing

  • Jan 04, 2012

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