May 4, 2007

CIMIC Group Visits School in Abtan Village near Ad Diwaniyah

Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
RELEASE No. 20070503-10

Abtan Village, Iraq – MND-CS Civil Military Cooperation Group visited school in Abtanvillage, 25 km west of Ad Diwaniyah.

Polish Soldiers handed over 200 rucksacks with various school supplies andequipment, about 300 bars of Polish chocolate, 300 toys and 60 soccer balls to the 200students who attend a school for boys and girls in the Abtan village.

“Thanks to the action of “Wielkopolska Province” for the Iraqi children, we havemade the youngsters very happy,” said Edyta Gorlicka, coordinator of humanitarian aidof CIMIC group. “The children were very surprised by our unexpected visit. In each oftheir faces and gestures we could see happiness. This reaction of the Iraqi children wasthe best possible thanks for the CIMIC soldiers and personnel.”

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