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U.S. concludes program to encourage women in Pakistan’s Energy sector  

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ISLAMABAD: The U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Andrew Schofer, along with Federal Secretary for Energy Rashid Mahmood Langrial and USAID Mission Director Reed Aeschliman, concluded the second cohort of the Future of Women in Energy Scholars program with a certificate distribution ceremony the other day.

REED AESCHLIMAN | Paying for Pakistani progress!

The program, begun in 2022 in Pakistan, aims to support and inspire Pakistani women to pursue careers in the Energy sector.

Held in Islamabad, the ceremony featured remarks from the U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission and the Federal Secretary for Energy. “We commend the Pakistani government’s decision to increase its share of renewable energy to 60 percent by 2030. We remain committed to supporting this goal by creating opportunities for all Pakistanis, including women, to benefit from the country’s inclusive growth and development,” stated Mr. Schofer.

LANGRIAL | More power to him!

Secretary Rashid Langrial acknowledged that the United States and Pakistan have a long history of partnership in the Climate and Energy sectors and emphasized the important role of women in Pakistan’s economy.

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