International Day of UN Peacekeepers observed

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Dhaka, May 29: The International Day of UN Peacekeepers-2019 was observed here on Wednesday along with other countries of the world.The day’s programme began with “Peacekeepers Day Assembly” arranged by Bangladesh Air Force Base Bashar, Dhaka and Air Force Base Zahurul Haque, Chattogram in the morning.

Principal Staff Officer of Armed Forces Division Lt. General Md Mahfuzur Rahman inaugurated the event by releasing pigeons, balloons and festoons in Dhaka and Major General S M Matiur Rahman, General Commanding Officer ( GOC) of  24 Infantry Division, Chattogram,  inaugurated the event in Chattogram, said  an Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR) Directorate press release.

Representatives from the Foreign Ministry, Armed Forces, Bangladesh Police, UN agencies and Inter Service Organization, dignitaries, student of different schools/colleges and media personnel took part in the events.