Rawalpindi: The International Day of United Nations (UN) Peacekeepers is being observed today, Friday the 29th of May, to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilian personnel's invaluable contribution in maintaining the peace across the world.
The theme for this year's Day is 'Women in Peacekeeping: A Key to Peace'.
In his message in connection with the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa said sense of purpose and commitment of Pakistan towards global peace under UN charter remains unflinching. Army Chief said that Pakistan commemorates 'Spirit of Sacrifice' of our valiant peacekeepers, who continue to serve humanity in challenging and restive regions of the world.
The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres, in his message, said as we commemorate the 20th anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, we must do more to achieve women's equal representation in all areas of peace and security. He said together, let us continue to wage peace, defeat the pandemic and build a better future.