140 peacekeepers leave for Darfur on UN mission

Dhaka,  Wed,  20 September 2017
Published : 16 Jul 2017, 16:43:02

140 peacekeepers leave for Darfur on UN mission

One hundred forty personnel of Bangladesh Police left Dhaka for joining the UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur, Sudan in a chartered aircraft of the United Nations (UN) in the early hours of Sunday.

Superintendent of Police M Saifullah Bin Anwar is leading the Bangladesh Formed Police Unit-2 (BANFPU-2) team as commander to establish peace in volatile Darfur. 

Different police officials of Bangladesh Police were present at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport to see off the peacekeeping team, said a release.

Over 1,000 police personnel are now working in various UN peacekeeping missions to establish peace in different volatile areas across the globe.


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