Posted by: africanpressorganization | 26 December 2008

Darfur / 156 military personnel from Pakistan arrived in South Darfur



Darfur / 156 military personnel from Pakistan arrived in South Darfur


EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, December 26, 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Daily press briefing by the offices of the spokesperson for the UN secretary-general And the spokesperson for the general assembly president



Turning to Darfur, the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) reports today that a contingent of 156 military personnel from Pakistan, including 29 doctors and specialists in paramedics, logistics and administration, as well as medical equipment, have arrived in South Darfur to join UNAMID.  The contingent is with the Pakistani level-III hospital, which will provide advanced medical services for the entire Mission, especially major operations and advanced treatment.  Immediately upon arrival this past weekend, UNAMID says, the contingent started building the hospital buildings, which are expected to start operating soon.


SOURCE : United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General


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