21 Mar 2007

PR# 2007-216

Task Force Uruzgan holds Now Ruz Celebration

TARIN KOWT, Afghanistan – Interpreters working for ISAF took the initiative and organized a Now Ruz-inspired reception at the Provincial Reconstruction Team compound at Camp Holland, Uruzgan Province, March 18.

At the reception, ISAF’s Dutch and Australian forces, along with Afghan representatives, enjoyed traditional Afghan food and music. Uruzgan Provincial Governor Munib, along with representatives from the Afghan National Army and the Afghan National Police also attended.

Colonel Hans van Griensven, commander of Task Force Uruzgan, welcomed everyone during the start of the reception and took the time to thank the interpreters for their hard work. His remarks were followed by a few words by Governor Munib.

Contact Information ISAF Public Affairs Office
Tel: +93 (0)799 51 1155 - Mobile: 0093 (0) 799 55 8291 pressoffice@hq.isaf.nato.int - www.nato.int/isaf/