COAS Inaugurates Air Services at Western Airbase

COAS Inaugurates Air Services at Western Airbase

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Purna Chandra Thapa inaugurated the air services at Nepali Army Western Airbase amid a special ceremony organized at Surkhet Airport, Surkhet on September 03, 2019.

With an aim of expanding its reach to entire country by enhancing air capability, Nepali Army is extending its airbases outside the Kathmandu Valley. After Western Airbase, Nepali Army is planning to establish Eastern Airbase, which will provide its services to entire eastern region.

Present during the inauguration ceremony were Director General of Military Operations, Director General of Staff Duties, Plans & Policies, Master General of Ordnance (MGO), Director General of Military Aviation, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of North-west Division, General Officers of Nepali Army, officers of North Western Division and media personnel among others.