Pakistan Army holds multinational joint medal parade under UN’s Peacekeeping mission in Congo

Pakistan Army organized the first-ever Multinational Joint Medal Parade as part of UN Peacekeeping mission at Pakistan Army Contingent Headquarters in Democratic Republic of Congo.

As per details, Lieutenant General Marcos Affonso Da Costa – Force Commander of United Nations Stabilization Mission in Congo witnessed the Multinational Joint Medal Parade organized by Pakistan Army, held at Pakistan Army Contingent Headquarters in Democratic Republic of Congo.

The parade – the first-ever of its kind in UN history, was held for the award of 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 Pakistani contingent.

It is pertinent to know that Pakistan Army is one of the largest troops contributing country in UN.

Unarmed Combat drills, cultural shows and displayed of military bands were also part of the event to promote multi-national culture in 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.