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Working Together To Enhance Education in Uzbekistan

U.S. Agency for International Development
Kokand Region, Uzbekistan
October 12, 2004

Mr. Shokirjon Valiev (center), an Imam from the Kokand region of Uzbekistan, believes in the importance of learning from other communitiesí experiences to build relationships at the grassroots level between countries.  Of particular concern to Mr. Valiev is basic education.  The Imam has prayed to Allah to assist in this vital endeavor and urged all to work together to enhance education for the younger generation, as is emphasized in the Koran 620 times. Photo courtesy USAID--Saskia Funston.
Standing on what appears to be a school playground, Imam and another man listen to woman speaking


Released on November 2, 2004

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