ISLAMABAD (APP) - The embassy of United States on Wednesday announced a new programme allowing Pakistani businesses to register and receive certification from the US Commercial Service, to establish their bonafides for the US corporations interested in partnering with Pakistani companies. The U.S.-Pakistan Business Matching Service will allow Pakistani companies to link up with American companies who are looking for partners but are uncertain of the best ways to find them, a U.S. embassy statement said issued here. The U.S. Commercial Service has been active in Pakistan since 1980. In addition to its new business matching initiative, the Commercial Service is currently organizing a fresh series of investment and trade promotion missions to the United States. The planned activities for 2010 include capacity building programs for commercial law development, workshops to advise how to access the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and business internship programs in the United States. The businessmen interested in registering for the matching service may contact the U.S. Commercial Service at 051-208-2530 (phone); 051-282-3981 (fax); or (e- mail). Further information on the activities of the U.S. Commercial Service is available online at