PAKPAC Press Releases:
PAKPAC and the Press
We believe that our media in the United States has a very significant
impact on influencing public opinion and perception. We understand
that the journalists and reporters too are under pressure to complete
stories and meet deadlines. Therefore, PAKPAC would like to extend
an invitation to the journalists to
contact us for issues of concern and specific stories. We do
have information, facts, and positions on specific issues and can
provide you with information. In case we do not have the information
readily available, our team will be able to provide you with appropriate
resources. We are looking forward to working with you.
For press related issues, please call: 202 558 6404
May 14th 2011:
Americans indicted for supporting Taliban in Pakistan
2nd 2011: US Forces Capture and Kill Osama Bin Laden
PAKPAC Welcomes Obama Administration Decision to Abolish NSEERS
Condemns Assassination of Pakistani Federal Minister
Condemns Planned Bomb Plot by Saudi National
Jan 17th 2011
PAKPAC honors Dr. Martin
Luther King’s work
Jan 4th 2011
Dec 31st 2010 Happy New Year -2011
Nov 23rd 2010:
PAKPAC asks Pakistani Legislators to amend Blasphemy
Oct 5th 2010:
Sentencing of Would-Be
Times Square Bomber
May 4th 2010:
PAKPAC Condemns NY
attempted bomb plot
April 2nd 2010
PAKPAC Welcomes the Obama Administration’s decision to repeal “The
Fourteen Country Protocol”
Feb 5th 2010
PAKPAC condemns loss of life in
Sep 2nd 09
PAKPAC calls for
Immediate Capacity Building of Pakistan Police force
PAKPAC concerned over High Profile Muslim Actor's Detention at US
Aug 3rd 09 PAKPAC’s Message on the Atrocities in Gojra, Pakistan
and Appeal to the People of Pakistan.
June 5th 09 Obama Cairo speech survey
May 29 09
President Obama to Visit Pakistan
May 5th 09 REPORT ON PAKISTANI-AMERICANS VIEWS
TOWARDS RISE IN EXTREMISM IN
May 4th 09
Pakistani Civil Society's Efforts against Extremism
Apr 4th 09 PAKPAC
Condemns flogging of Swati girl
Mar 30th 09
PAKPAC supports President Obama’s new Afghanistan Strategy
Mar 15th 09
PAKPAC welcomes reinstatement of Chief Justice
09: PAKPAC condemns attack on Sri Lanka cricket team
09: PAKPAC Advocacy day Feb 26th
Nov 28th 2008:
PAKPAC condemns Mumbai Bombing
Nov 7th 2008: PAKPAC files
brief with the Supreme Court in support of Respondent Javaid Iqbal
Sep 24th 2008: PAKPAC statement on Marriott Hotel bombing, Islamabad
August 19th, 2008: Pakistani American Public Affairs Committee statement on President Musharraf's resignation.
August 13th, 2008: Pakistani American Public Affairs Committee statement on Aafia Siddiqui.
August 7th, 2008: PAKPAC Coordinates a meeting and a coordination strategy of the larger community with the American Red Cross.
June 16th, 2008 : Pakistani American Public Affairs Committee concerned about the statement from President Karzai
June 12th, 2008: PAKPAC highly concerned on the border accident resulting in deaths of the Pakistani Military Personnel
June 8th, 2008: Pakistani American Public Affairs Committee statement on "Umbrella" organizations and clarification.
June 7th, 2008: Pakistani American Public Affairs Committee welcomes the appointment of Ambassador Husain Haqqani as the Ambassador of
Pakistan to United States.
June 5th, 2008: The Pakistani American Public Affairs Committee President, Dr. Saud Anwar speaks on the
National Public Radio on Pakistan US relations.
May 7th, 2008: The Pakistani American Public Affairs Committee congratulates Congressman Andre Carson
for winning his Democratic Primary Elections.
April 3rd 2008: The Pakistani-American Public Affairs Committee is concerned
about the resignation of Mr. Emilio T. Gonzalez, Director of United States Citizen & Immigration Services
April 2nd, 2008: PAKPAC Thanks Columbia Tennessee Police Department,
Federal Bureau of Investigations,
Bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives and the US Department of justice
March 29th, 2008: PAKPAC Congratulates the people of Pakistan and Prime Minister Gilani and welcomes some policy
March 28th, 2008: PAKPAC Meets with the US Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation to discuss name check and
background check challenge.
March 16th, 2008: PAKPAC Condemns the bombing in Islamabad and asks for reform and capacity building of the law enforcement agencies in
March 12th, 2008: PAKPAC welcomes the 60 Million dollar Reproductive Health and Child Spacing Program started by USAID in
the most underserved areas in Pakistan
March 12th, 2008: PAKPAC Congratulates Andre Carson for his victory to become the second American Muslim Congressman.
March 11th, 2008: PAKPAC Statement regarding the Lahore Terrorist Bombing
March 8th, 2008: PAKPAC Condemns the terrorist actions and suicide bombings in Pakistan
March 7th, 2008: PAKPAC President Dr. Saud Anwar meet with Congressman Chris Murphy of the 5th Congressional district of
Connecticut with members of the Pakistani American community to discuss issues of communities concern.
March 6th, 2008: PAKPAC President Dr. Saud Anwar meets with representatives of the Democratic National Committee in
March 4th, 2008: PAKPAC Salutes the Fallen Pakistani American Hero, Ali Jiwanjee.
Feb 28th, 2008: PAKPAC welcomes Mr. Sada Cumber's appointment as Presidential Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Conference.
Feb 24th, 2008: PAKPAC initiates the March 4th strategy for the states of Texas and Ohio.
Feb 19th, 2008: PAKPAC
congratulates the people of Pakistan for a free and fair elections.
Feb 16th, 2008: PAKPAC asks for
free and fair elections in Pakistan.
Feb 14th, 2008: PAKPAC President,
Dr. Saud Anwar testifies to bring attention to health care
challenges of Asian American Community.
Feb 12th, 2008: PAKPAC joins fellow
Americans to mourn the death of Congressman John Lantos
Feb 8th, 2008: PAKPAC Welcomes new policy
memo by USCIS but seeks more improvements
January 25th, 2008: Dr. Saud Anwar becomes the 11th President of PAKPAC
2007: PAKPAC Statement Regarding Benazir Bhutto's Assassination.
Nov 3rd, 2007: PAKPAC
Statement Regarding the State of Emergency in Pakistan
May 29th, 2007: The
Pakistani American Public Affairs Committee strongly condemns the
alleged actions of young Pakistani American boy, who allegedly cut
the hair of a fellow Sikh student.
2007: PAKPAC STATEMENT REGARDING THE NY-TIMES ARTICLE
SUGGESTING ETHNIC PROFILING IN BRITISH VISA WAIVER PROGRAM FOR
September 20th, 2006: PAKPAC President Elect, Dr. Saud Anwar Congressional Testimony
the Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism
Risk Assessment, House Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of
September 3rd, 2006: PAKPAC Representative, Dr. Saud Anwar's Meeting
with the United States Agency Representatives
August 10th, 2006: PAKPAC
Statement on the Alleged Airline
Terror Plot in England
2006: PAKPAC Condemns attack on the Jewish Federation Building in
July 11th, 2006: PAKPAC
Condemns Mumbai Bombing in India.
April 28th, 2006: PAKPAC
Representative Plays an Important Role in changing a Law that
impacts thousand of lives: PAKPAC Applauds the Law Prohibiting Life
April 18th, 2006:
PAKPAC President Elect Recognized at the Capitol
Feb 2nd 2006: PAKPAC Supports the Candidacy of Mr.
Zahid Ali Syed
Jan 30th, 2006: PAKPAC Representative
meets Attorney General GonzalesNovember 17th, 2005: Re PAKPAC Day
On the Hill for Earthquake Support to Pakistan
November 13th, 2005: PAKPAC
Condemns Church Burning Incidents in Lahore, Pakistan
October 21st, 2006: PAKPAC
Salutes the efforts of Dr. Suleiman
October 20th, 2005: PAKPAC
Representative Meets the Congressional Pakistan Caucus:
August 1st, 2005: PAKPAC welcomes
Karen Hughes confirmation as Under Secretary of State for Public
July 26th, 2005: PAKPAC Organizes a Rally to Condemn Terrorism and
July 26th, 2005:
PAKPAC Unites and leads all Pakistani Americans to become a forceful
voice against extremism, and terrorism.
July 13th, 2005: Re: London Terrorists Identification.
July 7th, 2005: Re: London Bombings
June 21st, 2005: PAKPAC Asks
USDOJ for a detailed investigation of Dr. Jameela Arshad's death
June 14th, 2005: Dr.
Raza Bokhari, President-elect, PAKPAC meets President George W. Bush
February 20th, 2005:
PAKPAC Announce Election of Officers: