Vietnam’s engineering unit arrives in Africa for UN peacekeeping mission

August 14, 2023

All 184 official members of the Vietnamese Engineering Unit Rotation 2 have arrived in the Abyei area, located in Africa for the UN peacekeeping mission, after flying over 11,000km for more than 60 hours. Colonel Nguyen Viet Hung, head of the Engineering Unit Rotation 2, confirmed that all the unit members safely moved to Highway Base. Besides receiving tasks handed over from Vietnam’s Engineering Unit Rotation 1, the Engineering Unit Rotation 2 will repair and reinforce barracks to soon ensure stable accommodations for all members. The Engineering Unit Rotation 2 members attend their first meeting at a barrack in the Abyei region. The Vietnamese Engineering Unit Rotation 1 was deployed to the UN mission in the Abyei region in 2022, marking the first time this Southeast Asian nation had sent an engineering team to a UN peacekeeping mission.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News