On 5 June, MINURSO celebrated World Environment Day. This year’s theme for the day is “Beat Plastic Pollution”.
On 06 June, MINURSO celebrated Sweden’s National Day by raising the national flag at the Mission headquarters in Laayoune next to the UN flag. On this day, Sweden commemorates the election of King Gustav Vasa on 6 June 1523—the day considered the foundation of modern Sweden.
The newly appointed Force Commander, Major General Md Fakhrul Ahsan (Bangladesh), arrived in Laayoune on 04 May 2023 bringing with him to MINURSO over 34 years of military experience including his service in two peacekeeping missions - the United Nations Operation in Somalia, and the