Some 163 Chinese peacekeepers who are part of the first group of a 331-strong troops arrived in South Sudan on Thursday for peacekeeping mission. They are here to rotate the current Chinese engineering and medical contingents in the UNMISS.
The UNIFIL carried out an emergency medical rescue code-named "Sector East Angels Rescue" on Tuesday, and peacekeepers from nine countries, including China, Spain, Brazil and Indonesia, observed and participated in the drill.
The first echelon of the 10th Chinese peacekeeping force to South Sudan (Wau) consisting of 130 engineers and 33 medical personnel set off for a one-year peacekeeping mission from Nanyuan Airport in Beijing on Tuesday.
On September 12, local time, China's 22nd peacekeeping engineer contingent to the Democratic DRC was awarded both collective and individual commendations by Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho.
On September 11, local time, Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho, Force Commander of the Peacekeeping Force of the MONUSCO, awarded the 22nd Chinese peacekeeping medical contingent to the DRC a commendation.