Today, September 29, 2015, in Poroj, Tetovo the bridge that was built by he members of the Engineers Battalion of ARM was put into use. The mayor of Tetovo Teuta Arifi, Deputy Chief of GS Major General Muhamet Racaj, JOC Commander Brigadier General Vasko Gurchinovski, the commander of 1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade Colonel Zoran Mileski and representatives of the local community and the locals were present at the ceremony.
The mayor of Tetovo, Teuta Arifi expressed her gratitude and at the same time emphasized the excellent collaboration with the ARM and again highlighted the engagement of the members of the ARM in the Tetovo region after the storm.
Deputy Chief of GS Major General Muhamet Racaj stressed the readiness of the ARM to help civilians, during natural disasters, as one of its regular tasks, pointing out the fact that it is the best way for the army to be closer to civilians.
During this month, the members of the Engineers Battalion were engaged in the complete reconstruction and building of the two bridges that were used by the inhabitants of Poroj, which were extremely damaged in the floods the previous month. One of the bridges was finished and put into use in the middle of this month. The bridge that was put into use today was completely ruined, and the members of the ARM rebuilt it with materials supplied by the local community of Poroj.