Posts Tagged "Pakistan"


Yes, Pakistan.  Actually, the far northern part was our goal.  Our May trip was planned to see a number of good friends and business colleagues in a country that is mentioned every day in our newspapers…and not in a good way. We have both visited Pakistan on a number of occasions during our diplomatic careers–Fred, first in the 1980’s, and Sharon, last in 2004. Frankly, in our era it has long been a troubled place.  It has...

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Floods in Hunza, Pakistan


Posted By on Oct 14, 2010

As our friends and customers may know, one of the projects we support is a weaving cooperative in Hunza, in the northern mountains of Pakistan. Now the people of this village are in crisis due to recent flooding in their area.    The girl in this picture is studying in an open field because her school has been destroyed. I just received this email from my friend Didar Ali, who is referring people who want to help to a U.S. charity...

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