Government Policy

Bangladesh to observe UN Peacekeepers Day on Sunday

Bangladesh will observe International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on May 29.

A number of activities will be arranged on the day, the Inter-Services Public Relations Directorate (ISPR) said in a release on Friday.

A programme commemorating the peacekeepers will be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka on Sunday morning.

The families and relatives of the injured and martyred peacekeepers will be honoured at the programme. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will join the programme as the chief guest via video-conferencing.

Law Minister Anisul Huq will be present as the chief guest at Peacekeepers Day Run- 2022.

Special journals and supplements will be published by the national dailies to highlight the significance of the day and talk shows will be aired by TV channels, according to the release.

Documentaries on Bangladesh's peacekeeping activities will also be aired.

Members of the cabinet, ambassadors and high commissioners of different countries, UN resident coordinator in Bangladesh, chiefs of the armed forces, military adviser to the UN Peacekeeping Mission, members of parliament, Principal Staff Officer (PSO) of the armed forces, inspector general of police, senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, senior military and civilian officials including media personalities will be present at the programme.

Source: United News of Bangladesh