Zachary V. Harkenrider

Zachary V. Harkenrider

The author assumed charge as the US Consul General in Lahore on May 18, 2014. He is a career member of the US Foreign Service with over a decade of experience working in developing and post-conflict countries.

My top ten memories of Pakistan

Three years is not much time in which to learn about a society as diverse, complex, and fascinating as Pakistan. However, for foreign diplomats, it is a fairly long tour. As I leave, I wanted to share with the Express Tribune readers what I hope will be an interesting and unique perspective on this great country; on some of the things that we, in the American government, have done with our Pakistani partners; and, of some of the things I have most appreciated during my time here. 1. Viewing Mughal Architecture I have lived in India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan off and on ...

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