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Four School Buildings and Two Basic Health Centers Open in Herat Province

Herat Provincial Leaders, joined by representatives of the Italian Ministry of Defense, cut a ribbon to signify the opening of one of six public buildings constructed throughout the province.

Regional Command Area West
For Immediate Release

Herat, 19 February 2013 – Herat Provincial Authorities inaugurated in the last few days six Public Buildings throughout the Province, funded by the Italian Ministry of Defense and implemented by the Italian Provincial Reconstruction Team-CIMIC Detachment. The buildings consist of three School buildings and two Basic Health Centers, all located in remote districts of the Province: Shindand and Kushk Rabat Sangi (one school and one health centre each), Adraskan, Pashtun Zargun (one school each).

Provincial Governor Daoud Saba expressed his gratitude and satisfaction to colonel Aldo Costigliolo – the Italian PRT Commander – for the long term commitment of ISAF in the Province of Herat, which has contributed with the construction of 80 schools (from 2005 to date) to the local development plans in the crucial field of Education.