US embassy resumes student visa services in Pakistan


Islamabad: The United States Embassy in Pakistan has announced to resume student visa services in Embassy in Islamabad and the US Consulate General in Karachi.
“We are proud of the long tradition of student exchanges between Pakistan and the United States. Nearly 8,000 Pakistani students study at universities and colleges across the United States at any given time, and we look forward to welcoming many more who are interested in the American educational experience,” said a US embassy statement.

The statement added: “Student visas are a top priority for the US Mission in Pakistan. We will make every effort to assist student visa applicants as timely and safely as possible. We have spent the last few months putting measures in place to ensure the health and safety of applicants and our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. With that in mind, applicants are asked to remember that masks and social distancing will be required.”
It said the embassy “will resume processing for other visa categories as soon as we are able.”