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British Army chief discusses mutual cooperation with Nepal

Last Updated: Monday, November 19, 2012 - 00:45

Kathmandu: British Army chief General Sir Peter Wall, who was earlier a former Gurkha Officer, on Sunday held discussions with his Nepalese counterpart on bilateral military affairs.

Wall is here on a six-day visit also paid courtesy calls to President Ram Baran Yadav and Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai.

He is in the country at the invitation of Nepalese Army chief General Chhatra Man Singh Gurung and the British Mission in Nepal.

During his meeting with Gurung, Wall discussed mutual cooperation between the two armeies, according to Nepal Army headquarters sources.
A former Gurkha Officer, Wall`s visit is also aimed at learning about the Nepal Army, as well as to observe the works of British Gurkhas and the Gurkha Welfare Scheme being carried out in Nepal, according to a press release issued by the British Embassy here.

First Published: Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 20:03
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