Kathmandu: Nepal and the US on Sunday discussed
ways to boost bilateral military cooperation during a key
visit of a top American commander.
Lt Gen Francis J. Wiercinski, Commanding General
US Army, Pacific (USARPAC), met Nepal Army`s Chief of Staff,
Gen Chhatra Man Singh Gurung, and discussed matters relating
to cooperation between the two military organizations.
Gen Wiercinski, who arrived here on a four-day official
visit, will discuss collaboration and management with the
Nepalese military of possible mega disaster relief works in
future, Nepal Army`s spokesman Ramindra Chhetri said.
The top American commander will pay a visit to the School
of Jungle Warfare Training Centre in southern Nepal`s
Amlekhjung and and visit Mid-division Army Headquarters in
Hetauda in central Nepal.
He will also pay an inspection visit to Nepal Army`
Training Centre at Panchkhal in the east of Kathmandu and
Commanding Staff College.