Vietnam sees off 156 members of Engineering Unit Rotation 1 to UN peacekeeping mission in Abyei
|Vietnam sees off 156 members of Engineering Unit Rotation 1 to the UN peacekeeping mission in Abyei. (Photo: (Source: qdnd.vn)|
The group was scheduled to move to Uganda first, then to Abyei.
It was the second deployment of the unit, with the first 28 members leaving Vietnam on May 3 and arriving in Abyei on May 5.
Established in 2014 and debuted in November 2021, the 184-member Engineering Unit Rotation 1 has been the biggest Vietnamese unit to join a UN peacekeeping mission to date.
Since the end of March, more than 2,000 tonnes of equipment and goods serving the unit have been delivered to the mission in Abyei by sea.