Pakistani Peacekeeper Posthumously Awarded UN Medal

UN Secretary-General António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres awarded UN medal Dag Hammarskjöld to Pakistani Peacekeeper Naik Naeem Raza who embraced martyrdom in Democratic Republic of the Congo during an ambush on UN convoy in January 2018. The medal is awarded to blue helmets for their supreme sacrifice in the line of duty. So far 156 Pakistan peacekeepers have laid down their lives for global peace and stability.

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