RAWALPINDI:(APS)Nov 27,2015-COAS visited, spent whole day with Pak Army contingent deployed under UN flag in Ivory Coast. Paid rich tributes to officers, men for professionalism, commitment to bring stability, promoting peace for a secure world under UN. COAS, Acknowledged sacrifices of Pak troops in Peace Keeping operations (PKOs).
COAS said Pakistan is committed to meet emerging challenges of PKO and continues to uphold UN and Pak flag fluttering high.
Pakistan is proud of its historic, current role as major troops contributor, takes it as obligation to participate in intl peace & security.
COAS said Being one of leading troop contributors, Pak currently deployed on 6 UN missions, despite ongoing Op ZarbeAzb & IBOs.
Our troops proving their mettle on PKOs also. Ivory Coast President paid rich tributes to the excellent performance of Pakistani troops.