A contingent of 140 Rwanda National Police peacekeepers departed Friday morning for a peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic.
The specialised force will serve as Peace Support Unit (PSU) and will undertake special duties such as VIPs’ security detail, among others.
The force that is under the command of ACP Emmanuel Hatari, was saluted off by Commissioner of Police (CP) JB Kabera.
They will also be tasked with escort duties as well as static guard like protection of key installations.
A similar contingent of 140 RNP peacekeepers that have been serving as Protection and Support Unit (PSU) under the auspice of United Nations Mission in CAR [MINUSCA] arrived home after successfully completing their tour of duty.
Relatedly, the small east African nation rotated its 660 peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan [UNMISS].
“Thanks to everyone who made it a success. Best of luck to the officers who started their one year tour of duty in the missions. Special thanks to the officers who successfully completed their tour of duty,” a statement issued by Rwanda Police Force said.