Vietnamese Level-2 Field Hospital No. 4 receives UN Peacekeeping medals

Friday, 24/03/2023 16:45
Vietnamese peacekeepers of the Level-2 field Hospital No. 4 in South Sudan have been honored with UN Peacekeeping medals in recognition of their outstanding contributions during the year-long mission in South Sudan.
Vietnamese peacekeepers are honored with UN medals (Photo: Level-2 field Hospital No. 4) 

The awards ceremony was attended by Ms. Jane Kony, Acting Head of the UN Peacekeeping mission's Field Office in Bentiu, and Lieutenant General Mohan Subramanian of India, force commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan.

With the mission of providing medical care for UN staff working at the mission, the Level 2 Field Hospital No. 4 has always tried and made efforts to successfully complete its mission, contributing to building the image of the country and people of Vietnam in the eyes of international friends.

At the ceremony, Acting Head of the UN Peacekeeping mission's Field Office in Bentiu Jane Kony and Lieutenant General Mohan Subramanian highly appreciated the dedication and professionalism of Vietnamese officers. They affirmed that the awards are recognition from the UN for the hospital’s efforts during their mission in South Sudan, and serve as a testament to Vietnamese contributions to global peace and stability.

For his part, Lieutenant Colonel Vu Minh Duong, Director of the hospital, affirmed that he and his team will continue to provide the best possible healthcare services and treatment for both UN staff and local people.

The field hospital was launched in November 2021, comprising 63 members. The Vietnamese delegation departed for the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) on April 27, along with Military Engineering Unit No.1, to perform duties at the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)./.