New Delhi. 20 January, 2016. The 6th BSF Contingent for United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (IFPU-III) was flagged off by K K Sharma, IPS, Special Director General, Border Security Force.

Sh K K Sharma, ADG BSF alongwith Haiti contingents in group photo (2)

The contingent has a total strength of 140 personnel {Officers – 09, Sub Ordinate Officers – 12 and Other Ranks – 119}.  Headed by Shekhar Gupta, Commandant, the contingent has proceeded to replace the 5th BSF Contingent already deployed in Haiti since Jan 2015. This contingent returns after completion of one year successful UN Mission.

Sh K K Sharma, ADG BSF interacting  with Haiti Contingents (2)

Haiti is a small country with area of 27,750 Sq Km in the continent of North America. It has a population of approximately one crore and has been adversely affected by natural calamities along with years of poor governance. Port-au-Prince is the capital city of and HQrs of many political institutions as well as Headquarters of UN Mission.