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January 28, 2015

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The objective of this project is to design a roadmap for development of the Sheberghan gas fields. This includes several activities: drilling/rehabilitating three gas wells; conducting a gas reservoir study to certify reservoir gas quantity, pressures and quality; and assisting the Afghan government to partner with the private sector to design, build and operate a central gas processing (sweetening) plant and construct and operate an expandable gas-fired power generation plant with an initial capacity of 200 MW in the form of an Independent Power Producer (IPP). An Afghan Gas Enterprise (AGE) will play a major role in supplying gas to the IPP in collaboration upstream with private-sector gas exploration and production companies, mid-stream with private-sector processing or companies and downstream by delivering processed gas (fuel) to the IPP.

April 24, 2007
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Mr. David Murdock, owner and CEO of Dole Foods Company, met with President Karzai on April 23 to announce his intention to explore a major Dole presence in Afghanistan.  Mr. Murdock came to Afghanistan at the request of President Bush and visited the area aground Bagram and Mazar-e-Sharif, as well as a U.S.-sponsored Agricultural Fair, the first of its kind held in many years in the country.
 
March 12, 2007
JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN- Today, the USAID Alternative Livelihoods Program for the Eastern Region (ALP/E) holds a ground-breaking ceremony of a new, US$1.5 million infrastructure project—the improvement of Kama Road, from Kama Bridge to Sangar Saray.  Nangarhar’s Governor Shairzai (or Deputy Governor), other provincial and district authorities, and representatives of Nangarhar Provincial and Kama District Shuras are expected to attend the event at Nawabad in Kama district.
 
February 13, 2007
KABUL. AFGHANISTAN- Tuesday, February 13, 2007, Mr. James Kunder, Acting Deputy Administrator for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), presented two 86 volume hard bound sets of all the Official Gazettes of the Government of Afghanistan dating back to 1964 to the National Assembly Library.  Decades of war left libraries and government institutions lacking a comprehensive compilation of the laws of Afghanistan. This collection of Afghan legal documents was published by the Ministry of Justice with support from USAID.
 
December 18, 2006
FAIZABAD, BADAKSHAN, AFGHANISTAN- On December 17, 2006 Baharak Girl’s School in Badakshan Province was officially opened by Munshi Abdul Majeed the Governor of Badakhshan Province, officials from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and other local dignitaries.
 
December 14, 2006
ASADABAD, KUNAR, AFGHANISTAN- The new Provincial Administration Building was officially opened in Asadabad, the capital of Kunar Province, on December 14. The new modern facility accommodates the offices for ministry directors and other provincial managers.
 
The new Provincial Administration Building was officially opened in Asadabad, the capital of Kunar Province, on December 14.  The new modern facility accommodates the offices for ministry directors and other provincial managers. 
 

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