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Date of Incident: 13-Nov-2006 District: Noor Gul Village or MGRS: Nurgal Report Title: Nurgal Girls School Opening PRT Comments: A USAID funded Girls School opened today in Nurgal District. Leadership in attendance were Governor Deedar, Abdullah Anwari-Chief of Administrators MOI Kabul, General Sabor-Deputy Chief of Police, Nurgal District Governor Shahjahanh, Provincial Director of Education Gulamullah Waqar, District Chief of Police COL Hazrat Hasan and the PRT CMDR. Press coverage included Kunar Radio and Television (KRT) and BBC affiliated reporter. The key speakers were the Governor; Director of Education; and the PRT CMDR. The Governor provided school books and school kits for the teachers and the PRT provided 144 radios for the teachers and elders; 250 backbacks and 100 soccer balls. The Governor's aide, Ajmal, along with the governors security team and ANP handed out the backpacks and ensured each girl in attendance received a backpack. The remaining 50 backpacks and the soccer balls were handed out to the boys. Overall, the Governor attendance was significant to the people of Nurgal. The road leading up to the school, about .5KM, was lined with people, mostly children, holding Afghan flags. The Governor dismounted and walked the distance, stopping, shaking hands and talking with the children. Local press captured this on film for broadcasting. Side note, as were drove south to Nurgal, the Chowkay district had about 1km of lined streets greeting the Governor as he passed through the district. He dismounted and walked through the street greeting and talking with people, more to the children that were present. The Governor is taking great strides to get his Pro-GoA message to the people. The turnout in both the districts reflect his status in the Province.