A KP officer has been conferred with the Best Police Officer of Asia award by the United Nations (UN) in recognition of his services for the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo. This Feb. 22, 2017 photo shows a U.N. peacekeeper’s blue helmet balanced on a weapon in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. “We have a secure and stable environment,” said Col. Luis Antonio Ferreira Marques Ramos, deputy commander of the Brazilian peacekeeper contingent in Haiti. “The important thing is to leave in a good way.” (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)An officer of the KP Police, SP Sajjad Khan had served as the Team Leader of the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo from 2009 to 2012. During his deployment, the officer successfully completed the investigation of numerous cases of the Muslims’ prosecution. SP Sajjad Khan was also instrumental in modernizing Kosovo’s Police and on his recommendations, Kosovo created separate departments within its police force.Besides, SP Sajjad Khan had also served as the Interpol Investigation Officer from 2007 to 2008. He was also tasked with additional responsibilities as the Legal Liaison Officer and Admin and Logistic Officer at Interpol. While expressing pleasure after winning the award, SP Sajjad Khan has said that serving in Kosovo was nothing less than a challenge.He also called on young police officers deployed in UN Peacekeeping Missions around the world to understand the indigenous culture of the countries where they are posted.