Newly appointed Honourable Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokhrel on Monday (March 05, 2018) visited Nepali Army headquarters, Bhadrakali. Upon his arrival at Army headquarters, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Rajendra Chhetri welcomed him.
At an event organized at Army headquarters, he was briefed on the various aspects of Nepali Army (NA) including the national and international security challenges, organizational structure of Nepali Army, welfare activities and operational preparedness among others by the heads of concerned departments. An interaction was also held after the formal briefing.
Present on the occasion were Defence Secretary Binod K.C, Chief of General Staff (CGS) Lt Gen Purna Chandra Thapa, Chief of the Staff (COS) Lt Gen Hemanta Raj Kunwar and general officers of Nepali Army.