CoAS returns home from UK Visit

Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Gaurav SJB Rana returned from United Kingdom on September 12, 2013. He had departed for theUK onSeptember 6 on an official invitation by British Chief of the General Staff General Sir Peter wall GCB CBE ADG Gen on . Officiating CoAS Lt Gen Netra Bahadur Thapa welcomed CoAS Rana at Tribhuvan International Airport upon his arrival. During his visit, CoAS Rana met with HE Nepalese Ambassador to UK Dr. Suresh Chandra Chalise. He also met with Foreign Commonwealth Office Minister Hugo Swire, British CGS General Sir Peter Wall, Chief of Defence Service General Sir Nicholas Houghton, and DFID Director Mr. Chirs Murgatroyd. CoAS Rana also visited Royal College of Defence Studies, Defence Academy, College of Management and Technology, Higher Command Staff Course College and Defence Explosives Ordinance Disposal Munitions and Search Training Regiment. High ranking offcials from Defence Ministry, NA and residential Defense Attaches were present during the occasion.