Pakistani peace keepers return


LAHORE: A batch of more than 285 Peace Keeping troops of Pakistani contingent arrived from Congo on Wednesday, while Brigadier Saif Ullah Orakzai welcomed them at the Allama Iqbal International Airport.
The arrival of this batch was part of the relief-rotation programme under the UN Mission in Congo, said a press statement of the ISPR. The Pakistani peace-keeping were serving in this war ravaged African country since the last four years.
They were deployed in the most troubled part of the country where armed combatants belonging to various feuding tribal factions were continuously engaged in intense civil strife, it said.