Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Monday, April 02, 2007

U.S. Congressional forums to reevaluate development strategies in Afghanistan

The Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce will be organizing two Congressional forums concerning U.S. involvement in Afghanistan. The chamber believes there is an urgent need to reassess U.S. assistance to Afghanistan, as funds are going largely to security, while many development projects are being neglected, Bakhtar News reported Sunday.

According to the article, the forums are expected to feature “key senators, policy makers, top officials of the Bush administration and influential members of the business community.” The first forum is scheduled for April 14.

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