Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (on May 29) said Bangladesh is ready to send more troops to the UN peacekeeping missions as the country is committed to playing a stronger role in the establishment of world peace. “If needed further, we’re ready to send the required number of peacekeepers in response to the call of the United Nations,” she said.
he PM was addressing a programme of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2022, held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), through a videoconference from her official residence Ganabhaban.
“We are committed to playing a stronger role in the establishment of world peace, keeping in view ‘People Peace Progress: the Power of Partnership,’ the theme of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers-2022,” she said.
PM called upon all Bangladeshi peacekeepers, including ones of the Bangladesh Army, Navy, Air Force and Police, to carry out their respective responsibilities with sincerity while maintaining professionalism and integrity in the global peacekeeping operations. She also asked them to try to keep their lives protected in the missions and brighten the image of the country on the world stage.