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U.S. Government to Provide Internet Center to the Afghan Ministry of Commerce


U.S. Embassy
Kabul, Afghanistan
July 13, 2002

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U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Finn (left) and Afghan Commerce Minister Sayed Mustafa Kazemi sign an agreement in which the United States, through a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, will provide the Ministry with an Internet Center and 10 computer terminals.  The Center, worth $50,000, will allow Afghan businessmen to sell their products and services on-line to clients worldwide.

U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Finn (left) and Afghan Commerce Minister Sayed Mustafa Kazemi sign an agreement in which the United States, through a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, will provide the Ministry with an Internet Center and 10 computer terminals. The Center, worth $50,000, will allow Afghan businessmen to sell their products and services on-line to clients worldwide.
U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Finn (left) and Afghan Commerce Minister Sayed Mustafa Kazemi during a press conference following the signing of an agreement in which the United States will provide Afghanistan with an Internet Center.  The Center will be available to Afghan dealers and traders who want to sell their products and services worldwide via the Internet. U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Finn (left) and Afghan Commerce Minister Sayed Mustafa Kazemi during a press conference following the signing of an agreement in which the United States will provide Afghanistan with an Internet Center. The Center will be available to Afghan dealers and traders who want to sell their products and services worldwide via the Internet.

 

(photos by DOS - Sally Hodgson) 


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