International Day of UN Peacekeepers is being observed today (Monday, May 29) to highlight the role of United Nations peacekeeping forces in the world.
According to media reports, United Nations Peacekeepers have saved countless lives for global peace and security over the past 75 years. International Day of UN Peacekeepers commemorates the efforts of the United Nations to eliminate human suffering by establishing a situation of lasting peace in countries with wars and internal conflicts.
Pakistani peacekeeping forces are playing an important role in accomplishing the mission of the United Nations peacekeeping forces with great skill and dedication.
During UN peacekeeping missions, 171 Pakistani soldiers, including 27 officers, have sacrificed their precious lives for the restoration of global peace.