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Bangladesh female police peacekeepers to guard Congo airport

Staff Correspondent | Published: 12:09, Oct 02,2020 | Updated: 21:32, Oct 02,2020

 
 

A Bangladesh Police hand out photo shows Bangladesh female police peacekeepers guard an airport in Congo- Press Release photo

The female peacekeepers of the Bangladesh police have been given the responsibility of guarding the Mancuso Airport in DR Congo run by the UN Peacekeeping Mission, said a press release.

Members of BANFPU-1, Rotation-14 peacekeepers were guarding the airport, some 8,500km away from Bangladesh.

Rotation commander Merina Akter said that they have been performing their duties in a foreign country under the United Nations with great dignity and pride.

On September 11, a contingent of the Female Formed Police Unit (FPU) of Bangladesh Police left Dhaka to join the United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in DR Congo (MONUSCO).

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