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German Foreign Minister inaugurates German Consulate and civilian airport in Mazar-e-Sharif

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German Foreign Minister inaugurates German Consulate and civilian airport in Mazar-e-Sharif

german consulateGerman Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle officially opened Germany’s first consulate in northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif.

The facility will soon employ around a dozen German diplomats.

Mr. Westerwelle assured the Afghan people that Germany will continue to support Afghanistan.

In addition to the consulate, Westerwelle attended a ceremony opening a civilian airport in Mazar-e-Sharif. German funding provided around 50 million Euros ($65 million) for the project.

Mazar-e-Sharif is the central economic and transportation hub in the north of Afghanistan. The modernized and expanded airport will enhance the infrastructure system of Mazar-e-Sharif and continue to make it a driving force for economic growth in the entire northern region.



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