Former Black Watch soldier shares his experiences

By Shona Gossip

Published: 24/05/2010

A FORMER Black Watch soldier and author who helped form a charity that aims to regenerate a historic city in Afghanistan gave a talk in Aberdeen on Saturday.

Rory Stewart, who was made an OBE for services in Iraq and wrote a best-selling book about his 6,000-mile trek across Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nepal, hosted the talk at Aberdeen University.

Mr Stewart was integral in the setting up of Scottish charity Turquoise Mountain, which aims to regenerate Murad Khane, a historic area of Kabul’s old city.

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