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US$18 million investment to refurbish and expand hotel and conference centre - AFGHAN GIRLS RETURN TO SCHOOL AFTER FIVE YEARS - 2002-03-23

Date: 
Saturday, 2002, March 23
Location: 
Source: 
Amoni High School

Philanthropist Karim Aga Khan, left, and Afghanistan's Interim Prime Minister Hamid Karzai applaud a group of young Afghan girls, who sang and scattered glitter during a ceremony marking the start of the school year, Saturday, March 23, 2002, at Amoni High School in Kabul, Afghanistan. Girls will be allowed to go back to school for the first time in five years, since the fall of the Taliban, who prohibited girls from attending school. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett)

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