UN PEACE KEEPING MISSION IN LIBERIA (UNMIL)

UN mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has started its operation on 01 October 2003 with limited forces taken mainly from deployed troops of UN in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL). The task of UN was to bring sustained peace which was hampered by 14 years long civil war. The peace agreement by three-fraction groups was signed in September 2003. Approximately 4000 troops from Bangladesh are deployed in Liberia at present. So far, 44 x officers and 08 x airmen from BAF have successfully completed their tenure of duties in UNMIL.