Army peacekeeping contingent returns

LAHORE: A contingent of more than 285 peacekeeping troops of Pakistan Wednesday arrived from Congo, while Brigadier Saif Ullah Orakzai recived them at the Allama Iqbal International Airport.The arrival of this contingent was a part of the relief-rotation programme under the UN Mission in Congo, said a press statement of the ISPR.The Pakistani peace-keeping troops were serving in this war-ravaged African country since four years. They were deployed in the most troubled part of the country where armed combatants belonging to various feuding tribal factions were continuously engaged in intense civil strife, it said.The Pakistani batch as part of the UN peace-keeping force had earned laurels for successfully accomplishing the assigned mission of restoring peace and order in the most turbulent parts of the country and ensuring relief and repatriation of large number of refugees – Nation