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COAS Gen Chhetri departs for USA on an official visit

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Rajendra Chhetri departed for the United States of America (USA) on October 21, 2017 to participate in the 'Global Chiefs of defense Conference on Countering - Violent Extremist Organization (VEOs)', upon an official invitation of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., U.S. Armed Forces.

Chief of Staff (COS) Lt Gen Purna Chandra Thapa bade farewell to COAS Gen Chhetri at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA). Prior to his departure to USA, COAS Gen Chhetri was accorded a Guard of Honor from a troop of Nepali Army (NA) at TIA. General officers of the NA and defense attachés of various nations in Nepal were present during the occasion.

Ending his visit, COAS Gen Rajendra Chhetri will return home on October 26, 2017. During his absence, COS Lt Gen Purna Chandra Thapa will be the officiating COAS of Nepali Army.


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