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Major Ismaiel from Egypt participates in a training on marking unexploded ordnances & mine fields under supervision of the Team Site Commander, her national colleague, Lieutenant Colonel Ghoniem.
Continuous training is essential for the safety of MINURSO’s peacekeepers. Egyptian peacekeeper, Lieutenant Colonel Hassan is marking an unexploded ordnance & mine fields as part of a regular exercise at MINURSO’s Team Sites.
Lieutenant Colonel Fahmy from Egypt performs his duties as military observer in Western Sahara during a helicopter reconnaissance.
Continuous training is essential for the safety of MINURSO’s peacekeepers. At the Team Site Mehaires, Lieutenant Colonel Zaki from Egypt together with colleagues from Mexico and Chad participates in a CASEVAC training.
Lieutenant Colonel Fahmy is proudly receiving his patrol leader qualification certificate at the Team Site Smara.
Ground patrols are among the core duties of MINURSO’s military observers. Here, Major Ismaiel from Egypt conducts her patrol leader qualification presentation.
During a patrol near Guerguerat, Western Sahara, Lieutenant Khaled from Egypt is trying to get the UN vehicle out of the deep sand.
Lieutenant Colonel Hassan from Egypt is performing watching & securing activities at Team Site Smara, Western Sahara.
As part of his duties as Chief Military Information Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Eltaher from Egypt was joining the former MINURSO Force Commander Major General Zia-Ur-Rehman on official visits.
Every year, MINURSO celebrates the National Day of Egypt. On 23 July 2021,Elshami saluted the flag at the Team Site Oum Dreyga, Western Sahara.
On the Independence Day, Captain Farias from the Colombian Army hoisted the national flag at the Team Site Oum Dreyga.
Unexploded ordnances (UXO) constitute a continue risk in Western Sahara. Captain Farias is exercising on marking possible UXOs that can be found during the patrols.