BANJUL, Sunday (Xinhua)-- Sudanese authorities have issued 200 visas for the Gambia police personnel who were on stand by for United Nations peacekeeping operation in Darfur, police source told Xinhua on Saturday.
Initially 150 applications were sent to Darfur for police personnel who have completed three months intensive training for United Nations and African Union peacekeeping operation in war torn North African nation of Darfur.
Last week 200 police personnel were called at the police headquarters in Banjul to collect their visa and also to prepare for mission.
The AU-UN operation in Darfur is a joint peacekeeping mission formally approved by UN Security Council Resolution 1769 on July 31, 2007, to bring stability to the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan .(Xinhua)