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Afghanistan’s Challenge: A View from Ghazni Province

Afghanistan’s Challenge: A View from Ghazni Province

Speakers:
Mohammad Yousef Pashtun, Senior Advisor to President Karzai on Urban Development and National Construction
Mohammad Musa Khan, Governor of Ghazni Province
Shah Gul Rezaie, Member of Parliament from Ghazni Province

Monday, June 6, 2011
Networking reception: 5:30 p.m., Program: 6:00 p.m.
Gold Room, The Commonwealth Club of California
San Francisco, CA
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This event is co-sponsored by The Commonwealth Club of California, Hayward-Ghazni Sister City Committee, the Truman National Security Project Educational Institute, and the Afghan Friends Network.

As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. intervention in Afghanistan, many Americans ponder the human costs of this conflict. Rarely in our calculations do we have direct input from the leaders of Afghanistan who are working the gritty issues and building a working representative government in a troubled land. Come hear the official who is working on urban development and construction issues in Afghanistan address the future of his country and his government. Listen to a female member of parliament speak about the development of democratic institutions and the role of women in Afghan society. And hear the governor of Ghazni province speak to the challenges and opportunities he faces.

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