The Armed Forces of Pakistan extended best wishes to United Nations on its 75th anniversary.
Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate Major General Babar Iftikhar stated in a tweet, said that Pakistan had contributed over 200,000 troops in 46 UN missions serving in 28 countries.
According to the details, he states that as many as158 Pakistani Peace Keepers had sacrificed their lives for global peace. It may be mentioned here that the Armed Forces of Pakistan had a long and distinguished history of service to the United Nations.
Pakistan has constantly remained one of the largest and most effective Troops Contributing Country consistently over the years where her contingents abroad have played a significant role in normalising war torn communities, maintaining law and order and ensuring successful transition of political dispensation through supervision of elections.
Performance of Pakistani peacekeepers, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release on 75th UN anniversary, was widely acknowledged globally by numerous world leaders and UN leadership.
The Pakistani peacekeepers had a long and distinguished history of serving with the United Nations (UN).
“Pakistan has contributed more than 200,000 troops in 46 mission and 28 countries in almost all continents of the world. With the spirit of sacrificing our today for the world’s tomorrow, 158 Pakistani peacekeepers have sacrificed their lives including 24 Officers in the noble cause of helping humanity to build peace and restoring stability in turbulent regions under the auspices of United Nations.”
It added, “The very roots of our commitment with UN for promoting international peace and security stems from the vision of the Founding Father, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, which stipulates Pakistan’s resolve to make an utmost contribution to the promotion of peace and prosperity among the nations of the world while upholding the principles of the United Nations Charter.”