21 Jan 2007

PR# 2007-058

Pech Road groundbreaking ceremony

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – Last week, a groundbreaking ceremony took place in Kunar province to commence the construction of a road in the Watapur and Manogai districts of Kunar province.

Kunar governor, Mohammad Deeder and Commander Ryan Scholl, the Asadabad Provincial Reconstruction Team commander attended the ceremony and then visited the construction sites in each district.

“The Pech Road construction will bring more facilities to the people of the territories,” said Deedar. “During this work project, the local people of Watapur are committed to supporting the government and will cooperate with the construction company in providing security, so that the employees can safely complete the construction of road as soon as possible with the best work quality.”

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