LAHORE - A batch of 260 Pakistani troops left here for Liberia on Friday to perform peacekeeping duties under the aegis of United Nations Mission in Liberia. Brigadier Muhammad Tariq bade them farewell at Allama Iqbal International Airport. The troops will replace the already deployed Pakistan Army contingent in the war-ravaged country as part of relieve and rotation schedule, says a Press release. Brigadier Muhammad Tariq on the occasion said Pakistan Army had a glorious track record of rendering dedicated services for the restoration of peace all over the world. He told the troops that they were embarking on a foreign assignment as ambassadors of Pakistan, and their conduct and discipline should be reflective of the exemplary traditions of Pakistan Army. Pakistan Army peacekeeping contingents have rendered dedicated services in Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast by playing a major role in stabilizing the volatile situation in these war-ravaged countries. They ensured security, facilitated repatriation of refugees and restored writ of the govt.