English | دری

8th SOK conducts first humanitarian aid mission

in Afghan Business

8th SOK conducts first humanitarian aid mission

sok conduct

The 8th Special Operations Kandak (SOK) Commandos conducted its first humanitarian assistance operation in Sefid Khar-e-Gharbi Village, Tarin Kowt district, Uruzgan province, March 26.

The villagers and local Afghan National Police were receptive to the efforts as adults were given hand-held radios, and the children received cricket bats and volleyballs.

The Commandos, observed by Coalition Forces, demonstrated 8th SOK’s capacity to effectively execute non-kinetic operations in support of local Afghan villages.

“I was impressed by the 8th SOK’s overall security posture, professionalism and enthusiasm while engaging with the local villagers,” said a Coalition Forces officer.

The Afghan National Police Commander invited the 8th SOK to conduct future humanitarian assistance to the village.

This type of Afghan planned and led engagements demonstrates GIRoA’s concern and commitment to the people of Afghanistan, and specifically the Tarin Kowt District.



Related Articles

Herat roads to be asphalted for USD 31.6m

Two contracts for asphalting two roads in heart, measuring more than 100km, has been signed by Public Works Minister Najibullah

LoC tensions have caused Pakistan to step back from talks on TAPI project

Pakistan has refused to participate in dialogue with India regarding the crucial Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project, following the boiling

America to assist opium-free provinces in Afghanistan

America has pledged USD 1mn in aid to opium-free provinces of Afghanistan. A memorandum of understanding in this regard was

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.