Pakistani female army officers awarded UN Medal in Congo
ISLAMABAD: Members of the first-ever Pakistani Female Engagement Team, which is deployed with the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in Congo were awarded the UN Medal at a ceremony in Adikivu.
According to UN press release, this team of 15 female officers, who serve at the ranks of major and captain, was stationed there in June last year, marked by the raising of Pakistan’s flag at the mission.
The officers are psychologists, stress counsellors, vocational training officers, gender advisors, doctors, nurses, operations officers, information officers and logistics officers. The statement said throughout their deployment the Pakistani female officers worked hard to win the trust of the community.