Nawaz pledges continued personnel, infantry support to UN peacekeeping missions


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while addressing the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping Summit on Monday announced Pakistan’s resolve to continue contributing peacekeeping personnel and infantry to international missions.

“We are pledging an infantry battalion, transport, engineering and signals companies, additional utility helicopters, a level-II and level-III hospital, and a canine platoon for deployment to future UN peacekeeping missions,” Nawaz told United States President Barack Obama.