22 Feb 2007

PR# 2007-122

First Regional Security Committee meeting held in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Yesterday, the Regional Security Committee (RSC) held its inaugural meeting at Kandahar Airfield.

The meeting was attended by Maj Gen Ton Van Loon, Commander, ISAF Regional Command South, Maj Gen Rahmatullah Raufi, Commander 205th ANA Army Corps, Maj Gen Afmatullah Zazai, Southern Regional Chief of Police and Col Wahidi, National Directorate of Security.

The aim of the RSC is to solve security issues.

Ton Van Loon said that the meeting, “was a major step forward to building on the ongoing successful co-operation between ISAF and the Government of Afghanistan security forces in the Southern Region.”

“By working together through committees such as this, we will have a better understanding of how to best support the Government of Afghanistan and its people,” he added.

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