UN PEACEKEEPING OPERATION COURSE LAUNCHED
Nay Pyi Taw February 4
A ceremony to launch the UN Peacekeeping Operation Course jointly conducted by the Myanamr Tatmadaw and the Indian Armed Forces for the Myanmar Tatmadaw to discharge UN Peacekeeping operation duties took place at Park Royal Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw this morning.
It was attended by Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief, Indian Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Mr. Saurabh Kumar and Defence Attaché Col. Naveen Mahajan, officer instructors from the Center for United Nations Peacekeeping (CUNPK) of the Indian Armed Forces and trainee servicemen from the Myanmar Tatmadaw. First, the Vice-Senior General and the Indian Ambassador to Myanmar delivered opening speeches. An officer instructor from Center for United Nations Peacekeeping (CUNPK) of the Indian Armed Forces reported on power point presentation on participation of India in UN Peacekeeping Operation.
The Vice-Senior General and party posed for documentary photo together with those present, officer instructors from CUNPK and trainees. It is the 6th batch of the training course. A total of 96 officers and 54 other ranks from the Myanmar Tatmadaw attended the training course from 2016 to 2018.
Altogether 30 other ranks will attend the 6th batch course to study code of conducts for members of UN Peacekeeping Operation Troops, protection for civilians, child protection, military-civilian cooperation, patrolling, taking security measures for convoy, construction of the base for company, exercise for Blue Helmet, history of UN Peacekeeping Operations and work processes practically and theoretically. The training course will last till 15 February.