WAU,August 13 (ChinaMil) -- The Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment recently toured the troops of other troop contributing countries in the Wau base of the United Nations Mission in Southern Sudan (UNMISS).
The members of the Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment were warmly received at the Kenyan barracks on August 2, 2014.
Kenya has the largest number of peacekeepers in the Wau base of the UNMISS. The Kenyan Battalion made up of over 300 persons is entrusted to defend the entire base.
The Chinese medical staff visited Kenya's Level-I hospital, the office area, living area, storage area for combat-readiness materials under the guidance of Kenyan commander Robben.
“We have posted gate sentries for the barracks for security reason, but our gate is always open to the Chinese troops at any time. You are always welcome,” Robben said to the visiting Chinese medical personnel at the end of the visit. The Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment came to the Mongolian peacekeeping force camp on August 3, 2014 and was also warmly received.
The Chinese medical personnel visited the Mongolian infantry company camp under the guidance of the commander of the Mongolian peacekeeping force and a female military surgeon doing translation work.
The 12th Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment successfully performed its first emergency operation for suppurative appendicitis the next day of its arrival in South Sudan, according to sources.
This patient is the commander of the Mongolian infantry company. When the visit was over, the Mongolian commander shook hands with the Chinese doctors amiably, saying “It is you who have saved my life. I will always remember your kindness and hope we will be united as one and our friendship will last forever in the future.”
The tour played an indispensable role in uniting the peacekeeping forces in the base, and was highly appreciated by the officials at all levels in the Wau base of the UNMISS.
The Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment is visiting the storage area for combat-readiness materials at the Kenyan peacekeeping barracks. The Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment toured the troops of other troop contributing countries in the Wau base of the United Nations Mission in Southern Sudan (UNMISS) from August 2 to 3, 2014.(Chinamil.com.cn/Shen Yujie and Qi Keliang)