DAR ES SALAAM, (The Southern African Times) – The United Nations on Tuesday commended Tanzania for its unwavering efforts toward the promotion of peace in the east and southern African region.
“The UN appreciates that Tanzania has been a bedrock of peace and stability, with a rich history of bringing countries together and helping to build peace,” said Zlatan Milisic, the UN Resident Coordinator in Tanzania, in commemoration of the International Day of Peace.
He told his audience in the capital Dodoma that the global body recognized the contribution of Tanzania to the UN peacekeepers, who are risking their lives in support of peacekeeping missions all over the world.
Milisic reaffirmed the UN’s commitment to continue working with all partners to support the government and people of Tanzania to maintain and promote peace.
The International Day of Peace celebrated annually on Sept. 21 is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.