KATHMANDU, April 25: The Nepal Army's Shree No 25 Field Company (Engineering Company) has constructed a 12-kilometer-long road in Congo.
The Company, mobilized on peacekeeping duty in Congo at the call of the United Nations, constructed the Katoto-Lita-Jili road section and handed it to the local body concerned. The construction of the road section started on January 27 and completed on April 20.
The Vice Governor of Ituri province of Congo, Benjamin Alonga Boni inaugurated the road section.
The Congolese officials attending the inauguration program also inspected the football ground at Lita village. The football ground was also repaired by the company.
NA has expressed belief that the public welfare activities targeted to the local communities carried out by the army personnel mobilized in a conflict-hit country would help create an environment of confidence between the local community and the peacekeeping force, further deepening the relations.