UN highlights Pakistan peacekeepers role in CAR
The United Nations peacekeeping mission has posted a picture on twitter of the Pakistani troops helping maintain peace in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Pakistani soldiers taking part in United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic were photographed patrolling the market town of Kaga-Bandoro ahead of elections.
According to the UN tweet, the Pakistani army troops were deployed in Kaga-Bandoro and its surroundings, in order to ensure a secure environment and reassure the population, especially during this pre-election period.
#photooftheday | #Pakistan 🇵🇰 peacekeepers patrolling the city of Kaga-Bandoro (#CAR) and its surroundings, in order to ensure a secure environment & reassure the population, especially during this pre-election period, marked among others by the start of election campaigns today. pic.twitter.com/jr276TKAB9— MINUSCA (@UN_CAR) December 13, 2020
The election campaign in the Central African Republic started on Sunday.