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140 police peacekeepers leave for Sudan UN mission

  • Published at 04:43 pm May 26th, 2019
File photo: Bangladesh is one of the largest troop contributing nations to the UN peacekeeping missions MONUSCO/ABEL KAVANAGH

The 140-member strong contingent left on Saturday

A team of Bangladesh Police left Dhaka to join the UN peacekeeping mission in Sudan by a chartered aircraft of the United Nations (UN).

The 140-member strong contingent left on Saturday.

Apart from the stipulated forces working with different peacekeeping missions under the UN, Abdul Halim and Nazli Selina Ferdousi have lead the Bangladesh Formed Police Unit 1 (BANFPU-1, Rotation-11) team, as commander and deputy commander to establish peace in volatile Darfur, Sudan, reports BSS. 

A total of 16 police officers, led by Police Super Moktar Hossain, were off to Sudan on Saturday as Individual Police Officer (IPO).