1. Serial No 18 Command and Staff Course commenced amid a ceremony held at Staff College, Shivapuri on 16 May 2010. Inspector General of NA, Major Gen Gaurav SJB Rana delivered the opening address to the course. 2. The Command and Staff College has been training foreign officers since last year. So far 567 Nepalese Army officers, 11 Armed Police Force officers, 3 Nepal Police officers, 6 National Investigation Department officers and 6 foreign officers totaling 593 have successfully graduated from the college. The college is equipped with Lecture Halls, an Auditorium, Mess and Accommodation for the students. The infrastructure of the college is built as per the International Norms and Standard. 3. A total of 36 student officers are attending the course: 27 officers from NA, 1 from Armed Police, 2 from China and one each from India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and USA. 4. Generals from NA, Commandant and Directing staffs of the College, Faculty Heads and Professors from Tribhuvan University were present at the opening ceremony.