Unity of effort shura a first for Uruzgan
Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Cari Butler
Afghan Minister of energy and water Mohammad Ismail Khan, Australian Ambassador to Afghanistan, Paul Foley, and Afghan Minister of Finance, Dr. Omar Zakhilwal (right) cut a ribbon signifying the opening of the new Ahmad Shah Abdeli Hall, which will serve as the shura building in the Uruzgan Governor's compound. Governors from Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul and Uruzgan and the Deputy Governor of Daykundi met with several Afghan Government ministers and the Ambassadors from Australia and the Netherlands to progress governance, development and security objectives during the unity of effort conference hosted by Uruzgan Governor Amir Mohammad Akhundzada in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Oct. 20, 2012. This major national and regional development conference, the first of its kind in this area, focused on the post transition security situation, reconciliation, and the economic situation of Southern Afghanistan.
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