From the event


20 Feb. 2008

North Atlantic Council visit to Afghanistan

The North Atlantic Council, NATO’s highest level decision-making body, is visiting Afghanistan from 19 to 21 February 2008. The visit is led by the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer. The Alliance’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General John Craddock, and the Deputy Chairman of the Military Committee, Lieutenant General K.W. Eikenberry, are accompanying the Council.

During the visit, the Council will travel to various ISAF installations and NATO-led Provincial Reconstruction Teams.

The Council will hold meetings with President Karzai and other key representatives from the Afghan Government and Parliament. It will also meet with the Commander of the ISAF mission, General McNeill, with the acting NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan, Ambassador M. Jochems, and members of the international community in Kabul.

For further information, please contact Capt (RN) Mike Finney, Chief PAO ISAF, tel. 00 93 799 51 11 83.

Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 41 - Fax: +32 (0)2 707 50 57 -