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Afghan Workers Employed in Expansion of U.S. Embassy in Kabul

Karl W. Eikenberry
U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
Kabul, Afghanistan
November 3, 2010


Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry: "These projects, they currently employ 500 Afghan workers, but once our construction gets fully under way there will be more than 1,500 Afghan workers who will be employed through the completion of this project which is projected to be in the summer of 2014."


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