International Day of UN Peacekeepers being observed today

International Day of UN Peacekeepers is being observed on Sunday with this year`s theme of ‘Honoring our Heroes’.


This day pays tribute to the peacekeeping forces who render countless sacrifices for peace and stability in war-torn regions of the world under the flag of the United Nations.

Pakistan has been an active volunteer with maximum number of troops serving for the UN peacekeeping missions.

Some of its major contributions were in Bosnia, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Congo and Liberia where Pakistani troops served the suffering humanity with utmost fraternity and dedication.