Under-Secretary-General for UN Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix has visited Bangladesh Battalion-8 of Sector East in Gao Region recently.
He expressed satisfaction for the utmost devotion by Bangladesh Battalion-8 to promote peace and harmony among the locals and ensure the mandate of the United Nations. He also lauded the contingent’s work ethic and conciliatory attitude.
Colonel Md Bashirul Haque, Contingent Commander of Bangladesh Battalion-8, assured the Under-Secretary-General that Bangladesh Battalion-8 is strongly committed to restore peace, social cohesion and national reconciliation in Mali.
He also said that the Bangladeshi peacekeepers will always work alongside the common people of Mali to establish reliable peace.