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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