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(Left) Polish Brig. Gen. Andrzej Przekwas, Task Force White Eagle commander speaks about the importance of Ghazni Province Gov. Musa Khan’s recent visit to Poland during a press conference Oct. 9. "It … may help to better understand each other and to better cooperate here, in Ghazni Province," said the general. The purpose of Khan’s visit to Poland was to become acquainted with the function of Polish national government and local government systems. (Photo by: Artur Weber)

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Gov. Musa Khan of Ghazni Province, Polish Brig. Gen. Andrzej Przekwas, Task Force White Eagle commander, and Polish ambassador to Afghanistan, Maciej Lang, held a press conference Oct. 9 to address a recent visit to Poland by Ghazni Province representatives.

Khan concluded his week-long visit to Poland Oct. 2. The visit was at the invitation of Polish Foreign Minister, Radoslaw Sikorski.

Khan visited the nation with Afghan Deputy Minister for Administration and Finance, Abdul Malik Sediqi, and other representatives of Ghazni Province and districts, to become acquainted with the function of Polish national government and local government systems.

During their stay, the Afghan visitors were in Warsaw, Gdańsk, Czosnów and Grodzisk Mazowiecki.

They also met with the U.S. ambassador to Poland, Lee A. Feinstein.

The delegation visited a primary school in Czosnow, where they had a direct opportunity to become familiar with the function of the Polish education system, providing insight to the projects aimed at improving the education system in Ghazni, one of the key objectives of the Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team.

Khan said during the press conference, the delegation’s particular interest was distribution of responsibility between different levels of local administration, selection process and the term of office of local authorities.


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Date Taken:10.09.2010

Date Posted:10.10.2010 07:08

Location:GHAZNI PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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