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110 navy personnel get UN medal

110 navy personnel get UN medal

A total of 110 officers and members of the Bangladesh Navy ship BNS Sangram who were engaged in the UN peacekeeping mission in Beirut, Lebanon was awarded the Peacekeeping Medal in recognition of their contribution to peacekeeping operations, reports BSS.

Maritime Task Force commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (MTF) (UNIFIL) Rear Admiral Andreas Mugge presented the medal to the officers and sailors at the Medal Parade of BANKON-12 Contingent of BNS Sangram in Beirut on Monday, said an ISPR press release.

Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) Rear Admiral M Ashraful Haque, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Lebanese Navy Capt Asad Abdullah, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Lebanon Maj Gen Mohammad Jahangir Al Mustahidur Rahman, Mission Support Director Mis Melva Crouch, and senior officers were present on the occasion.