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HARARE, July 4 – At least 16 Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers left here tHUIRSDAY for South Sudan on United Nations peacekeeping duties.

Addressing the officers before their departure, ZRP Deputy Commissioner-General for Human Resources Levi Sibanda re-affirmed the commitment of the ZRP to assist in peacekeeping missions, noting that the ZRP had been a consistent and faithful contributor to the cause of international peacekeeping.

He urged the officers to conduct their duties humbly while in South Sudan. “Your mission is a humbling one. Your assignment needs to be done with a dignified sense of purpose, integrity and grace. These are the attributes which speak, inform and fashion the heart of professionalism,” he said.

“Your meekness should come from appreciating that the dire circumstances confronting the people have not been a matter of choice,” he added.

Meanwhile, the ZRP also welcomed two officers who returned from South Sudan on a similar mission.
At least 1,042 officers from the ZRP have been seconded to UN peacekeeping missions in different countries so far and more missions continue to seek their services.

SOURCE: NEW ZIANA

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