06 Sep 2007

PR# 2007-628

New bridge opens in Musahi Valley

Kabul, Afghanistan – The Musahi Valley bridge opening ceremony was held in Ahengharan recently. The bridge, which is about 40 meters long and 4 meters wide, is located in the Musahi District.

The construction of the bridge and the extension of the linked roads was provided by a donation from the Italian government. The road system was improved in hopes of continuing social and economic development in Afghanistan.

The local district representatives thanked the Italian Contingent, working in the framework of the ISAF mission, for their help in the construction of wells, roads, buildings, schools and bridges. These projects have contributed to the repopulation and development of the area. The Italians also work in collaboration with the local representatives and Afghan police to ensure security in the area. 

ISAF Regional Command Capital’s Italian Force XVl Commander, Colonel De Fonzo, stated that the aim is to improve the daily life for the Afghan people by prioritizing projects that will benefit the local community.

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/