20 Jul 2007

PR# 2007-552

ISAF opens Finnish-donated school in Qabel Bai

KABUL, Afghanistan – The Finnish Civil-Military Cooperation Team completed its 700th, and last, project here by opening the new Qabel Bai Middle School July 18.

The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs furnished the $170,000 (US) for the school that was built by local contractors.

The new school has 16 classrooms, furniture, latrine building and a water reservoir.

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/