Lt. Gen. Conant Visits BPOTC

1. Deputy Commander of USPACOM Lt. Gen Thomas A. Conant visited Birendra Peace Operation Training Center on 2069/12/13/ as part of the ongoing Ex. SHANTI PRAYAS – 2 cohosted by Nepalese Army and USPACOM. 2. Upon his arrival at the Centre, he was welcomed by Commandant of BPOTC Col. Ishwor Hamal who briefed him about the activities and roles of BPOTC. After the briefing, the Lt. Gen Conant inspected the training being conducted at the Check Point Lane. Lane Conductor, Major Ananta Singh of the Nepalese Army, gave a walk through brief to the Lt. Gen upon the ongoing activities at the Lane. The Lt. Gen was also briefed by Sergeant Major Cornell from USPACOM about GPOI activities. 3. Lt. Gen Conant who arrived here on March 24 for Ex. SHANTI PRAYS, believed that these types of Field Training Exercise would be very effective as the training was based on real time scenarios. 4. The General left for Hawaii on 2069/12/13.