140 Bangladeshi peacekeepers receive United Nations Peace Medal
Dhaka, November 30: One hundred and forty members of Bangladesh Armed Police Unit-2 (Rotation-4) engaged in UN peacekeeping mission in Mali have received UN Peace Medal.
Police Commissioner General Bettina Patricia Bugani, Chief of Police of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Mali, presented them with peace medals on Monday.
FPU Coordinator of Minusma Headquarters Hammanzabu Samuel, Timbuktu Regional Commander Sanao Diouf, Regional Administrative Officer Deputy Sector Commander Colonel Javed Aslam and Commanders of Military Contingent were present at this time. Local administration, mayor and public representatives were also present.
The Chief Guest Police Commissioner General Bettina Patricia Bugani, Chief of Police of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Mali, said that the peacekeepers of Bangladesh have been able to earn the love and trust of the local people by conducting peace-building work with great reputation even in a hostile environment.
He praised the operational activities of BANFPU-2 as well as various service activities - free medical camps, free medicines, distribution of medical supplies, distribution of educational materials to schools and distribution of gifts to mosques, including various humanitarian assistance programs. Bettina Patricia Bugani also praised the participation of women members in peacekeeping missions and their skills and professionalism.
Commander of BanFPU-2 (Rotation-4) Superintendent of Police Mohammad Shahinur Alam Khan said that the members of the Bangladesh Police have faced various challenges and carried out the duties assigned to them with honesty and devotion with great professionalism and bravery. He expressed gratitude and thanks for the overall cooperation of Minusma authorities.