The Force Commander of United Nations Stabilization Mission in Congo Lieutenant General Marcos Affonso Da Costa witnessed the Multinational Joint Medal Parade organized by Pakistan Army at Pakistan Army Contingent Headquarters in Democratic Republic of Congo, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
Pakistan Army, being one of the largest troops contributing Country in the United Nations, for the first time in UN history, organized the Multinational Joint Medal Parade for the award of the United Nation’s Medal in recognition of the services and humanitarian efforts rendered by the peacekeepers.
Units from China, Indonesia, and Uruguay participated along with the Pakistani contingent.
Unarmed Combat drills, cultural shows, and displayed of military bands were also part of the event to promote multi-national culture in the UN environment.
Keeping alive the tradition, Pakistani peacekeepers have always distinguished themselves while undertaking challenging tasks of peacekeeping in conflict-torn areas.
A large number of military and civilian dignitaries also attended the colorful event.
The conduct of the event has been applauded by the Mission Headquarter, Force Commander, and UN hierarchy.