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Alert – U. S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event: In light of the upcoming Eid holiday, U.S. citizens are reminded to exercise caution in places where people are known to congregate, including public celebrations, markets, places of worship, and banks. The U.S. government remains concerned that insurgents are intent on targeting foreigners via kidnapping schemes and attacks at locations such ...
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Presidential Message on Ramadan

With the rising of tonight’s moon, I send my greetings and best wishes to all Muslims observing Ramadan in the United States and around the world. During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims commemorate the revelation of the Quran to the prophet Muhammad through fellowship and prayer.  Many observe this holy time by fasting, performing ...
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Ambassador Bass Welcomes the Start of Ramadan

On behalf of all of my colleagues here at the U.S. Embassy, I want to wish all our Afghan friends and partners a blessed Ramadan. This month is a time for reflection, prayer, and generosity.  Fasting during this month teaches patience and reorients one’s focus to the world beyond our individual, immediate needs.  As families ...
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U.S. Embassy Funds Wastewater Treatment Facility in Kabul

U.S. Ambassador John R. Bass and Minister of Interior Wais Ahmad Barmak launched construction of a landmark $10 million U.S. government-funded wastewater treatment facility at Pol-i Charki prison in Kabul today.  When completed, the facility will be one of the largest, in Afghanistan. “This pioneering project represents another milestone in the 12-year partnership between the ...
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