Assam Riffles Contingent Left for Haiti

Assam Rifles

The third contigent of Assam Riffles comprising ten officers and 150 men left New Delhi for Haiti on 27JUN12. The contingent is led by Commandant R C Kothari. The Government sanctioned the services of the Assam Rifles for five years which went into effect in 2010.

The Force will be serving under a UN mandate to restore a secure and stable environment to Haiti in order to promote a political process for strengthening Haiti’s Govt institutions and rule of law.

(PIB 17JUN12)

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