Afghan President Hamid Karzai (center) opens the first block of the Tarakhil Power Plant at Kabul on Aug. 5, 2009. Minister of Energy and Water Ismail Khan and U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry also participated in the ceremony.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai (center) opens the first block of the Tarakhil Power Plant at Kabul on Aug. 5, 2009. Minister of Energy and Water Ismail Khan and U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry also participated in the ceremony. USAID MCT
Afghan President Hamid Karzai (center) opens the first block of the Tarakhil Power Plant at Kabul on Aug. 5, 2009. Minister of Energy and Water Ismail Khan and U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry also participated in the ceremony. USAID MCT

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