Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Pakistani peacekeepers renovate school in Liberia as part of ongoing UN project

A press release publicizes a project of Pakistani peacekeepers who renovated a school in Liberia as part of ongoing UN project.

The project is only the beginning of an ambitious education, water and nutrition project that the Pakistani peacekeepers intend to provide:

'Pakistani Commander Brig. Gen. Ahmad Nawaz said peacekeeping is not possible without the active backing of the inhabitants of the area. “Support of the people in an area can only be won by being absolutely impartial, fair, highly upright in one’s conduct and doing things beyond the laid-down mandate aimed at winning the hearts and minds of the people."

He announced that the dedication marks the start of an initiative under which all units and sub-units of the UNMIL Pakistani contingent, wherever they are located, will each adopt a school.'