UNFICYP Head of Mission and Force Commander visit Sectors
17 February 2017 - Despite heavy schedules, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and UNFICYP Head of Mission, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar, and Force Commander Major General Mohammad Humayun Kabir recently found time to visit all three of the Mission’s Sectors.
SRSG Spehar and Gen. Humayun visited all sectors’ key areas of operation, where they were briefed on military aspects and cross-cutting issues related to farming and hunting, among other thingsThe visits provided a useful opportunity for the SRSG and Force Commander to discuss the various issues each Sector faces with Sector Commanders and the officers who are directly involved in operations. Among other areas, in Sector One they visited the Mammari and Avlona and in Sector Two, the Green line. In Sector Four, Gen. Humayun, accompanied by the Mission’s Senior Police Adviser Col. Andrii Sachavo, visited the UNPOL station in the bi-communal village of Pyla, met with both mayors and visited the Mission’s Serbian camp, Stefan Nemanja, also in Pyla.
Following the visits, SRSG Spehar expressed her thanks to the troops for their hard work, and recognised the challenges they currently face, adding that she always appreciated the chance to visit the Sectors and interact with the troops on the ground.