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Regional Command North hosts female shura

Afghan National Army Brig. Gen. Khatool Mohammadzai takes notes during project proposals during the female shura here March 28. The shura focused on the Afghan Peace and Reintegration Program, followed by development projects to enhance the quality of life in Afghanistan in support of the International Security Assistance Force efforts.



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This work, Regional Command North hosts female shura [Image 6 of 6], by PO1 Christophe Laurent, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.28.2012

Date Posted:04.02.2012 01:44

Photo ID:552645

VIRIN:120328-N-IN097-008

Resolution:1862x2804

Size:1.32 MB

Location:MAZAR-E-SHARIF, AFGlobe

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