New Kabul military camp handed over to MoD

The New Kabul military camp was handed over to the Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Friday, May 28, said a statement published by MoD.

The camp was handed over in an official ceremony attended by Gen. Scott Miller, Commander of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission (RS) in Afghanistan, and Najibullah Wardak, first Deputy Minister of Defense.

Mr. Wardak appreciated the two-decade-long efforts of the Resolute Support Forces (RSF) in fighting against terrorism in Afghanistan.

Gen. Miller praised the achievements and capabilities of the Afghan Defense and Security Forces.

He emphasized the need to continue to provide financial and ammunition aid to these forces.

So far, four military camps have been handed over to Afghan forces in different provinces that include Helmand, Kandahar, Balkh, and Kabul.

The withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan officially began on May 01 and it is scheduled to be completed by September 11, this year.

According to information provided by US Central Command (Centcom), 16 to 25 percent of the US troops have already left the country.