Kathmandu, July 29: As many as 250 additional Nepal Army Personnel left for South Sudan to take part in a Peace Keeping Mission on Monday night.
According to the Nepal Army Public Relations Directorate, earlier, a contingent of 250 Army personnel had gone to Sudan on July 20 for the same purpose. They will be deputed for providing security to the people in Sudan. Directorate further added, as many as 4,342 Nepal Army Personnel are in different peace keeping missions right now. Among them 86 are women.
Similarly, 103,733 army personnel have participated in different peace keeping missions around the world at the call of the United Nations (UN). Nepal ranks in the 5th position among the peace keeping contributing nations in the world.