27 Mar 2007

PR# 2007-238

Zabul celebrates the Afghan New Year

QALAT, Afghanistan – Major Ovidiu Uifăleanu, commander of Romainan Forces under Task Force Zabul, along with Lieutenant Colonel Kevin McGlaughlin, U.S. commander of the Qalat Provincial Reconstruction Team recently held celebrations for the Afgan New Year in Zabul Province.

One of the guests of honour was Zabul Provincial Governor, Del Ber Arman. In opening remarks, Governor Arman spoke of the importance of education for the younger Afghan generation. He stressed that in order to increase the future economic power and culture of Afganistan, it is important to focus the New Year on providing better means to educate our youth.

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