US Embassy Islamabad

About Ambassador 

us ambassador in pakistan

Richard Olson is U.S. Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan from October 31, 2012.Prior, he served as  Director for Development and Economic Affairs at U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan, from a period  of 2011 to 2012. He also worked as U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates for a period of 2008 to 2011.

He has also give his services at US Foreign Affairs in different countries including in Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, the United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Tunisia, and in Najaf, Iraq. He was also Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

He graduated from Brown University in 1981 and did B.A. in Law and Society & History.As far as his personal life is concern,he is the father of two daughters.He enjoys cycling and hiking as a hobby.

About US Embassy

The purpose of Embassy to control the operation of that country in host country. The main purpose is to facilitate the citizens of own country in a foreign country. Embassy also issue Visa’s. But US Embassy has much more importance as compare to any other country embassy in Pakistan. It has also three consulates in Lahore,Peshawar and Karachi.

The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad is to promote friendly relationship between the United States of America and Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Embassy activities focus on strengthening democratic institutions, promoting nonproliferation and regional stability, fighting international terrorism, combating narcotics production and trafficking and fostering expanded trade and investment.

While in Pakistan, Green card is the dream of every Pakistani citizen. We have very diversified opinion as a nation regarding United States. Some people wants a very good relationship with America which is currently acting as a Super power in the world. While some believe that it’s terrorist state who involved in massive killing of innocents Pakistani’s.

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American Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan

Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5

Islamabad, Pakistan

  • City: Islamabad

    Phone: (+92) 51-208-0000

    Fax: (+92) 51-2276427



    Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.