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Tributes to the Pakistani Peacekeepers
 
West Irian

‘The only example in United Nation's history when a United Nations military force had gone in, performed its role honestly and came out, was Pakistan's military contingent to Indonesia”.

Premier Chou-en-Lai PEACEKEEFERS

“It was because of Pakistani troops that Indonesia and Pakistan came so close togather. They were Pakistan 's best ambassadors.

President Soelearno

Cambodia

“Pakistani Contingent showed professionalism, patience, determination and compassion, which indeed are the hallmarks of an effective peacekeeping force.

Lieutenant General J.M. Sanderson
Force Commander UNTAC

Somalia

“Many of the soldiers are alive today because of the willingness and skill of the Pakistani soldiers who worked jointly in a rescue operation. We are thankful to people and Army of Pakistan for sending such splendid soldiers to Somalia whom we feel proud to serve with. Pakistani soldiers have been completely dependable even in the most difficult circumstances. They have shouldered a huge and dangerous load for UNOSOM and the Somali people.”

Major General Thomas M. Montgomery
Deputy Commander the United Nations Forces in Somalia

 

Bosnia

“Many of the soldiers are alive today because of the willingness and skill of the Pakistani soldiers who worked jointly in a rescue operation. We are thankful to people and Army of Pakistan for sending such splendid soldiers to Somalia whom we feel proud to serve with. Pakistani soldiers have been completely dependable even in the most difficult circumstances. They have shouldered a huge and dangerous load for UNOSOM and the Somali people.”

Major General Thomas M. Montgomery
Deputy Commander the United Nations Forces in Somalia

 

Eastern Slavonia

“I wish to reaffirm my gratitude and appreciation for the professionalism the Pakistani Contingent has displayed during stay in Eastern Slovenia . They are indeed performing great services to humanity."

Paul klein
Transitional Administrator United Nations

 

Haiti

“It gives me great pleasure to express my warmest congratulations and sincere admiration for the splendid work you and the officers and men of the Pakistani battalion have done all over the northern part of' Haiti. \‘ours was the most difficult area with a history of militant activities and local feuds. The Americans, before you had probably 4 or 5 times more troops and had difficulty controlling the situation. The PAKBAT's performance was consistently impeccable and earned admiration of everyone, Haitians and foreigners alike."

Lakhdar Brahimi
Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for Haiti

 


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