Bangladesh takes the lead in sending troops to UN Peacekeeping Missions
Bangladesh has secured the top position among 118 countries in sending troops to the United Nations peacekeeping missions.
The Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR) Directorate disclosed the information through a press release on Saturday.
Bangladesh regained the position by sending a 160-member Quick Reaction Force to Central African Republic on July 17, according to the release.
A total of 6,731 Bangladeshis are now employed in different peacekeeping missions of the United Nations. Bangladesh is followed by Ethiopia with 6,662 peacekeepers.
India is in fifth place with 5,353 peacekeepers and Pakistan in sixth position with 4,440 peacekeeping members.