Pakistan reaffirms to continue contributing towards global peace
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan has reaffirmed to continue contributing towards global peace and stability.
According to ISPR, Pakistan is a permanent contributor to global peace under the UN flag and over 6000 Pakistani officers and men are performing their duties as part of peacekeeping assignments.
The commitment was expressed as another Pakistani peacekeeper soldier gave his life as part of the UN peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo when their convoy was ambushed by armed rebels near Lulimba.
During an exchange of fire, Naik Naeem Raza embraced Shahadat while sepoy Bilal got injured. Pakistani peacekeepers effectively responded to fail the armed rebels.
One hundred and fifty-six brave Pakistanis including twenty-three officers have sacrificed their lives for global peace and stability efforts under the auspices of the UN. Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the killing of Pakistani peacekeeper.