140 police peacekeepers leave for Sudan UN mission | 2019-05-27 | daily-sun.com

140 police peacekeepers leave for Sudan UN mission

27 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

A 140-member strong contingent of Bangladesh Police left Dhaka for joining the UN peacekeeping mission in Sudan by a chartered aircraft of the United Nations (UN) on Saturday.

Apart from the stipulated forces working with different peacekeeping missions under the United Nations (UN), Abdul Halim and Nazli Selina Ferdousi are leading the Bangladesh Formed Police Unit-1 (BANFPU-1, Rotation-11) team, as commander and deputy commander to establish peace in volatile Darfur, Sudan, said a press release on Sunday, reports BSS.

Besides, a total of 16 police officers, led by Police Super Moktar Hossain, off to Sudan on Saturday as Individual Police Officer (IPO), according to the release.

Different police officials including Assistant Inspector Generals (AIGs) of Police at the Police Headquarters Nasian and Mahbub were present at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport to see off the peacekeeping team, the release added.


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