31 Mar. 2008

PR# 2008-124

ISAF inaugurates Sarobi hospital pavilion, police station

KABUL, Afghanistan – ISAF troops celebrated the opening of two new structures Saturday.

Sarobi district sub-governor, Seyid Suleyman, and ISAF’s Italian Task Force Sarobi inaugurated a new pavilion of the district hospital. The pavilion will enhance the hospital’s capacity as it will be equipped with a radiology station, a surgery room and an analysis lab.

On the same day, the inauguration of the renovated police station took place in the city centre, attended again by the district sub-governor, the head of the Police kandak and ISAF’s Italian officers. The structure was completely refurbished and given new offices and observation towers.

Both projects, worth approximately $170,000, were funded by ISAF’s Italian troops and implemented by local contractors throughout the last three months.

"Thanks to ISAF and to the Italian Task Force based in Sarobi, health and security will be certainly and considerably improved," said Mr. Seyid Suleyman, who is holding weekly meetings with Task Force Sarobi to find ways of cooperation and development in the fields of security, health and economy.

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