I had my presentation ready and was prepared to meet with the Afghanistan National Olympic Committee about building a national water polo program. Reshad and I left from Pol-e-Charki after work in his car. Traffic was very bad because there was a huge funeral precession going through downtown Kabul. We were in traffic for hours and the Afghanistan National Police would not let us get near the National Olympic Committee building with a vehicle. I even wanted to start walking there from an adjacent football field but the Afghanistan National Police again told me no. I tried multiple times to contact the people from the Olympic Committee that I was supposed to meet but no one answered their phones. This was a very unsuccessful and tiring day as we were unable to meet and we were stuck in traffic for hours.
As an update, I finally was able to get a hold of someone from the National Olympic Committee and they were not even at work today. They assumed that I knew they would be closed today because of the funeral.