The UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix inspects a guard of honour provided by Chinese peacekeepers in Juba, South Sudan.Photo by UNMISS/Francesca Mold
By Cao Zhuang, Jiang Huixin
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, Sept. 14 -- On September 12, local time, the 7th Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to South Sudan (Juba) was entrusted by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to undertake the ceremonial duties and be reviewed by UN Under-Secretary-General Jean-Pierre Lacroix, on behalf of all troop-contributing countries in the mission area.
It was the second time for the 7th Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to carry out such tasks.
The ceremony was held at noon on September 12 in the UN House of UNMISS, where the Chinese peacekeepers performed ceremonial duties with a high standard and won high praise from the UN Under-Secretary-General and UNMISS senior leaders.