New York. 05 April, 2016. Gen Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff along with Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, Permanent Representative of India to UN met Mr Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General, United Nations on 04 Apr 2016. The Secretary General appreciated the strong support of India to UN Peacekeeping, which is the second largest at 7695 troops among all UN troop contributors. He admired the commitment, discipline and quality of Indian Peacekeepers in the United Nations.
The Chief of the Army Staff assured the Secretary General of the continued commitment of Indian Peacekeepers to global peace, with the highest standards of training, discipline and dedication.