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Signing ceremony at Da Afghanistan Bank


Kabul, Afghanistan
May 25, 2002

U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Finn speaks with the Governor of Afghanistan's Central Bank, Dr. Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady, after the two signed an agreement that provides $80,000 to the Da Afghanistan Bank to improve the tranfer of funds between Afghanistan and the rest of the international community, and to establish communications between the Bank's headquarters in Kabul and its offices in Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif.   The U.S. Agency for International Development's Mission Director (left) Craig Buck and the Governor of Afghanistan's Central Bank, Dr. Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady, after signing an agreement under which USAID will provide the Bank with $80,000 to facilitate the transfer of money between Afghanistan and the international community and to establish communications between the Bank's headquarters in Kabul and its offices in Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif.     

U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Finn speaks with the Governor of Afghanistan's Central Bank, Dr. Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady, after the two signed an agreement that provides $80,000 to the Da Afghanistan Bank to improve the tranfer of funds between Afghanistan and the rest of the international community, and to establish communications between the Bank's headquarters in Kabul and its offices in Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif.

The U.S. Agency for International Development's Mission Director (left) Craig Buck and the Governor of Afghanistan's Central Bank, Dr. Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady, after signing an agreement under which USAID will provide the Bank with $80,000 to facilitate the transfer of money between Afghanistan and the international community and to establish communications between the Bank's headquarters in Kabul and its offices in Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif.

Afghanistan's Central Bank Governor, Dr. Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady, signs an agreement for an $80,000 U.S. Agency for International Development grant as U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Finn (seated at table) looks on. Also pictured are Craig Buck, USAID Mission Director (second from the left) and Ahmed Idrees Rahmani, a program officer for USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives (left). The grant will facilitate the transfer of money between Afghanistan and the international financial community and establish a communications link between the Bank's headquarters in Kabul and its offices in Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif. The grant also covers the provision of 10 computers, 6 printers, software and training for bank staff.  U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Finn signs an agreement for a grant provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development to Da Afghanistan Bank (the Central Bank) as the Bank's Governor, Dr. Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady, looks on from the right. Also pictured are Craig Buck, USAID Mission Director (second from the left) and Ahmed Idrees Rahmani, a program officer for USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives (left). The USAID grant will facilitate the transfer of money between Afghanistan and the international financial community and establish a communications link between the Bank's headquarters in Kabul and its offices in Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif. The grant will facilitate the transfer of money between Afghanistan and the international financial community and establish a communications link between the Bank's headquarters in Kabul and its offices in Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif.  
Afghanistan's Central Bank Governor, Dr. Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady, signs an agreement for an $80,000 U.S. Agency for International Development grant as U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Finn (seated at table) looks on. Also pictured are Craig Buck, USAID Mission Director (second from the left) and Ahmed Idrees Rahmani, a program officer for USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives (left). The grant will facilitate the transfer of money between Afghanistan and the international financial community and establish a communications link between the Bank's headquarters in Kabul and its offices in Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif. The grant also covers the provision of 10 computers, 6 printers, software and training for bank staff. U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Finn signs an agreement for a grant provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development to Da Afghanistan Bank (the Central Bank) as the Bank's Governor, Dr. Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady, looks on from the right. Also pictured are Craig Buck, USAID Mission Director (second from the left) and Ahmed Idrees Rahmani, a program officer for USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives (left). The USAID grant will facilitate the transfer of money between Afghanistan and the international financial community and establish a communications link between the Bank's headquarters in Kabul and its offices in Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif. The grant will facilitate the transfer of money between Afghanistan and the international financial community and establish a communications link between the Bank's headquarters in Kabul and its offices in Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif.


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