By Press Information Cell

A delegation led by the Deputy Force Commander (DFC) of the United Nation Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Major General (Maj Gen) Yijun Zhang has paid a working visit to the Ghana Independent Infantry Company (GHANCOY 2).

On Tuesday, 14 January 2020, the DFC was received by the Officer Commanding (OC) – Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Daniel Ampadu, the Head of Field Office (HoFO) in Aweil;- Mr Hailu Hagege Ataklti, and the Acting Senior Military Observer (SMO) – Lt Col Richyson Debrah.

The DFC was accompanied by the Sector West Commander – Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Chaunjin Wang, the Chinese Defence Attaché to South Sudan – Brig Gen Bo Feng and staff officers from the Force and Sector Headquarters.

On his arrival to GHANCOY position at Mango Camp, Maj Gen Zhang Yijun inspected a Quarter Guard and interacted with GHANCOY personnel and some Heads of Cells from the Aweil Field Office.

In his address, the DFC expressed appreciation and commendation to GHANCOY for their dedication to achieving the UNMISS Mandate, and the good image projected in the Mission, and further urged all to maintain the standard set.

As part of his visit, the DFC and his entourage, SMO and OC GHANCOY, visited the South Sudan Peoples Defense Force(SSPDF) 3 Division Headquaters at Wunyiik, Aweil East, where the team was received by the Division Commander Major General Butrus Bol Bol.

Discussions focused on improving the existing relationship between the Division and UNMISS in general, where the Division Commander very much reiterated the need to share information so as to address any future challenges on time.


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