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861 Bangladeshi peacekeepers get UN medal in South Sudan mission

  • Published at 06:09 pm November 11th, 2020
UN Bangladesh Army
A Bangladeshi female peacekeeper stationed in South Sudan receiving the UN medal on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Courtesy: UNMISS

Of those honoured, 19 were female peacekeepers 




As many as 861 members of the Bangladesh Armed Forces serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have been awarded the UN medal for excellent protection of civilians work for the people of the African country.

Of those honoured, 19 were female peacekeepers. 

For the last year, the Bangladeshi peacekeepers have been carrying out their duties in South Sudan's Wau and Kuajok cities.

UNMISS posted on their official Twitter account on Wednesday congratulating Bangladesh on this great achievement.

The Tweet read: “Take a bow, #Bangladesh! No less than 861 of your troops, including 19 women, have received @UN medals for excellent protection of civilians work for #UNMISS and the people of #SouthSudan. For the last year, they have been based in Wau and Kuajok. Congratulations!"

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