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    The MINUSMA Chinese engineering detachment returns to Gao after ten months of mission in Ménaka

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    GAO, Mali, August 19 — Recently, after completing a 10-month construction task, the 38-member Menaka Detachment of China‘s 9th Peacekeeping Engineer Contingent in Mali and returned to Multidimensional Mission Super Camp Integrated United Nations for Stabilization in Mali (MINUSMA) to Gao by helicopter.

    The MINUSMA peacekeeping camp in Ménaka is located more than 300 kilometers from the Gao Super Camp. In October 2021, 38 members of China‘s 9th Peacekeeping Engineering Contingent were deployed to the Menaka mission area, which was on the edge of the Sahara Desert and was characterized by frequent sandstorms and organizations endemic terrorists. Since its deployment in Ménaka, the Chinese engineer detachment has received reports of more than 500 cases of militant attacks and been notified of terrorist attacks almost monthly.During the last ten months of stay in Ménaka, the 38-member detachment carried out more than 20 construction tasks, including the reconstruction of air defense bunkers, the upgrading and renovation of defense installations and the construction of firing platforms, a completed a total of 35,000 cubic meters of earthworks, leveled land of 17,000 square meters, built more than 20 air defense bunkers for MINUSMA peacekeeping forces from other countries, and carried out road maintenance over 100 kilometers.

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