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  27 May 2022, 17:14

Int'l UN Peacekeeping Day to be observed on Sunday

DHAKA, May 27, 2022 (BSS) - International Day of United Nations (UN) 
Peacekeepers would be observed on Sunday (May 29) in the country like 
elsewhere in the world with due dignity.

Every year on May 29, the United Nations commemorates the International Day 
of United Nations Peacekeepers. 

On the day, people have to pay tribute to all the men and women who have 
served as military, police or civilians in UN Peacekeeping operations. 

Besides, people commend their professionalism, dedication and courage and 
honour the memory of those who have lost their lives in the cause of peace.

On the morning of the Day, the programme would start by commemoration of the 
Peacekeepers.

A reception would be held at 10.30 at the Bangabandhu International 
Conference Center for the relatives of the martyred peacekeepers and a 
special presentation on UN peacekeeping activities. 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to be present as the chief guest of 
the reception virtually, said a press release here.

The programme will be telecast live on Bangladesh Television and Btv World. 

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq will also be 
present at the "Peacekeeping Run-2022" in the morning.

Special journals and supplements will be published by the national dailies to 
highlight the significance of the day and talk shows will be aired on various 
private TV channels including Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar. 

Documentary on Bangladesh Peacekeeping activities has already been aired on 
Bangladesh Television and other private channels.

Members of the Cabinet, Ambassadors, High Commissioners of different 
countries to Bangladesh, UN Resident Coordinator to Bangladesh, Chiefs of the 
three Armed Forces, Military Advisers of UN Peacekeeping Missions, Members of 
Parliament, Officers of the Armed Forces Department, the Inspector General, 
senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, senior military and 
civilian officials including media personalities will be present, among 
others, on the occasion.

 

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