RAWALPINDI (Staff Report) – As the world celebrates 70th anniversary of United Nations on Saturday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that Pakistan has so far contributed more than 1, 60,000 troops in 41 Peacekeeping Missions of UN.
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According to the statement Pakistani military has been serving in more than 23 countries in almost all continents of the World, remaining one of the largest Troops Contributing Countries consistently for many years.
“Presently, Pakistan is contributing more than 7500 all ranks deployed in 6 different UN Missions,” it said.
ISPR further added that as many as 144 Pakistani troops including 23 Officers have given the ultimate sacrifice in different UN Missions, almost an equal number have been wounded.
“The performance of Pakistani peacekeepers has been acknowledged worldwide by numerous world leaders and the UN leadership. The undisputed high professional standing enjoyed by Pakistani peacekeepers has given them the honour of being one of the most desired body of troops in each UN Peacekeeping Mission.”