Inspection of Peace –Keeping Troops by Chief of the Army Staff (COAS)

1. COAS General Chhatra Man Singh Gurung carried out the inspection of pre-deployment training conducted by Mahabir Battalion (Rangers) at Birendra Peace Operation Training Centre (BPOTC), Panchkhal on 16th August 2010. The Rangers Battalion is to take part in peacekeeping mission in United Nation Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Lebanon as 48th Batt. 2. During inspection COAS General Gurung conveyed the greeting of supreme commander-in-chief, Right Honorable President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav. The COAS also addressed the peacekeeping troops during the occasion. 3. Defense secretary and high level officials from the Nepalese Army (NA) were also present during the occasion.