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West Irian (1962 - 1963)
 

 

In 1962-63, Pakistani peacekeepers assisted the Papuan police in maintenance of law and order, and conducted humanitarian assistance activities. Peacekeeping efforts by Pakistani contingent helped avert war between Indonesia and Portugal.

 

 

Pakistan had the largest contingent in West Irian region of Indonesia as under:-

Pakistan's Contribution

Period

Strength

From

To

Per Year (Approx)

Total (Approx)

UN Security Force in West Irian

1962

1963

1500

1500


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