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3 Bangladeshi peacekeepers get UN medal

DHAKA, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - Three peacekeepers of Bangladesh, who sacrificed their lives while serving in the UN peace operations last year, were honored on Wednesday with "Dag Hammarskj"ld Medal", a award given by the United Nations (UN).

Soldier of Bangladesh Army Md Abdul Bashar and constables of Bangladesh Police Motaher Hosen and Md Samidul Islam were among the 117 peacekeepers of 43 countries awarded the Medal, an official release said today.

Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Masud Bin Momen received the medals on behalf of them at the UN during the observance of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)