Subscribe to receive email updatesThe Pakistan and Afghanistan Support Office (PASO) is a temporary organization within the United States Department of State. PASO was established at the direction of the President to support executive departments and agencies in strengthening the governments in Afghanistan and Pakistan, enhancing the capacity of those governments to resist extremists and maintaining an effective U.S. diplomatic presence in both countries.

Read the DipNote blog entry: "Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of Embassy Kabul" for a firsthand account of what it's like living and working at Embassy Kabul.