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Friday, February 29, 2008
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Karachi

 

A 44-member contingent of the Pakistan Rangers (Sindh), left for the United Nations Peacekeeping missions in Ivory Coast and East Timor.

 

According to details, the two contingents were led by Lieutenant Colonel Saeed Anwar and Lieutenant Colonel Khawar Mehmood Khan, which left for the Ivory Coast and East Timor on February 26 and 27 in special UN chartered flights.

 

The contingents were seen off by the Director General Pakistan Rangers (Sindh), Major General Liaquat Ali.

 

DG Rangers (Sindh) in an address to the contingents before their departure emphasised the need for playing their due role in the maintenance of peace and reconstruction of the Ivory Coast and East Timor. He added that the troops being the ambassadors of the country should exhibit professional competence in order to enhance the image and standing of the country at large. He called upon the officers and Jawans to make all-out efforts to win the sympathies and goodwill of the masses in the said countries by their exemplary conduct and devotion to duty.