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Two new achievements in Iraq are made by Romanian soldiers

The 2nd Infantry Battalion “Calugareni” inaugurated Saturday, June 18, 05 a water distribution network and a road of 1 km in Al Fuhud, a place in the South of Iraq with about 30,000 inhabitants.

The two projects required the work of the soldiers from Bucharest and 20 Iraqi workers, for six weeks. The value of the work was $150,000 and the funds were allocated by the Multinational Force.

The Romanians were invited by sheik Nazar Mannar to meet in a guests’ house in Al Fuhud city, and discussed about the local community necessities, mainly the water supply and the projects for building schools and water cleaning stations and rehabilitation of roads.

“We are pleased by these first projects made in our city. We live in a poor and swampy area and we need good water and roads. We will be along side the Romanian soldiers during these projects from the beginning to the end” sheik Nazar Mannar stated.

According to the information sent by Captain Carol Florea, PR officer, the 2nd Infantry Battalion “Calugareni” soldiers ended seven infrastructure projects in value of $820,000 in their five months mission.

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