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Closing of Pre deployment Training (PDT) of Shree Mehar Bn, NepBatt 24 (MONUSCO) and Field Engineer Coy, NepBatt 21(MONUSCO)

On 25th June 2017, Chief of the General staff (CGS, NA) Lt Gen Baldev Raj Mahat presided over the closing ceremony of the Pre deployment training (PDT) of Shree Mehar Bn and Field Engineer Coy which are going to be deployed in MONUSCO Mission in near future. Prior to the closing ceremony, commandant of BPOTC briefed the CGS about training and General administrative aspects of the center following those respective Mission commanders briefed the CGS about the challenges the unit would face in the mission area & how they would overcome it.The CGS after then reading the Rt.Hon. President’s message to the deploying troops, addressed the troops too during the closing ceremony. He then also observed the flex briefing and the demonstration on protection of civilian (POC) conducted by the Shree Mehar Bn. Prior to the closing ceremony, the Commandant of BPOTC exchanged mementos with the two Units & spoke to them about the complexity of the Mission and expressed the expectation of Nepali Army regarding their duties and responsibilities in their Respective Mission.

Pub Date: 2017-06-29

Speech on 50th anniversary

Sixty years ago, a small group of international military observers were dispatched by the Security Council to supervise an uneasy cease fire between the new state of Israel and its Arab neighbors. His first peacekeeping mission was an experiment never envisaged by the founders of the United Nations.

COAS's Speech

"There is no question that as UN peacekeeping continues to evolve, so will the training needs of UN peacekeepers. Hence, peacekeeping training should have a systematic approach in order to develop training standards, policies, guidance and best practices for the trainers. Only the outcome of such training can help to meet the mission requirements."

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