Written by Teena Marian
07 Dec, 2022 | 1:31 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Sri Lanka Air Force 7th Aviation Contingent in the UN Peacekeeping Mission in the Central African Republic earned more than USD 9.1 million for Sri Lanka is foreign revenue by completing 1400 hours of flying, troop salaries and the rentals of contingent-owned equipment.
This is from 1st December 2021 to 3rd December 2022.
The main element of the 7th Aviation Contingent comprised of 74 personnel, arrived at Bandaranaike International Airport last weekend after successfully completing its one-year tenure of peacekeeping in the Central African Republic.
The Contingent had been deployed from 01 December 2021 and was contributing to humanitarian and peacekeeping operations in the Central African Republic.
The 8th Contingent from the Sri Lanka Air Force to take up duties with UN Peacekeeping Mission in the Central African Republic departed on Sunday (4). The contingent comprised 20 Officers and 89 Airmen.
The contingent is led by the Deputy Contingent Commander, Wing Commander Kanchana Liyanarachchi and consisted of various professionals required to perform duties at the UN Peacekeeping Mission in the Central African Republic
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