29 Mar 2007

PR# 2007-247

COMISAF visits RC-West and Qual-e-Now PRT

HERAT, Afghanistan - ISAF Commander, General Dan McNeill, visited ISAF’s Spanish Provincial Reconstruction Team in Qual-e-Now, in Badghis province, March 26.


Gen McNeill and Brigadier General Antonio Satta, commander of Regional Command – West, were briefed by Mr Yuste, a representative of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation (AECI) about the projects and activities that the PRT is developing in Badghis Province, such as the sewage and running water system.  After the briefing, Gen McNeill visited the civilian hospital which is still under construction.

Gen McNeill also attended a meeting with Qual-e-Now Governor, Mullah Tawakalthoki, members of Ghormach Provincial Council and the chief of local police, Mohammed Ajub Niaziar.  The group discussed what has already been achieved in the area by ISAF and what the future challenges to the region will be.

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