Mr. Speaker, Afghan officials in Kandahar have a different view of the situation. They say that the pace of reconstruction work in the Kandahar region has been “very slow” since Canadians took over from Americans about a year ago.
Our military officers are now saying that the pace will accelerate because they acknowledge that nothing much has happened over the course of the last year. In fact, personnel have been shifted away from the reconstruction work.
Specifically, what is the plan for developmental work in the Kandahar region and what specific goals--