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First Afghan students graduate University

June 4, 2011

32 Afghan students celebrated their graduation yesterday from the American University of Afghanistan.

The students, including eight women, received bachelor’s degrees in business, information technology, computer science, political science, and public administration. These Afghan students have made history as they are the American University of Afghanistan’s first graduating class.

U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry congratulates one of the 32 graduates at the first-ever graduation ceremony at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on May 26, 2011. Photo: US Embassy

United States Ambassador Karl Eikenberry participated in the ceremony and gave the keynote speech. First Lady Michelle Obama sent a congratulatory letter and former First Lady Laura Bush produced a video message that was played on two projectors.

To read the rest of this story on the Good Afghan News website, click HERE, or on the image above.

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