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The Right Honorable President and Supreme Commander of Nepali Army visited BPOTC

On 25th February 2018, the right Honorable president of Nepal and supreme commander of Nepali Army, Mrs Bidhya Devi Bhandari Visited Birendra Peace Operations Training Center on the occasion of closing ceremony of Pre-deployment training of Durga Box Battalion to be deployed in UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). The commandant of BPOTC, Col Nabin Silwal briefed the Rt Hon President about the training center and its various training activities.

During the visit, Rt Hon President inspected the Pre-deployment training of the battalion and addressed the troops highlighting the peacekeeping effort of Nepali Army in maintaining international peace and security under the UN flag.

The Rt Hon President also observed a demonstration on Protection of Civilians (POC) displayed by NEPBATT-VIII (UNMISS).

The Rt Hon President and supreme commander of Nepali army was accompanied by COAS Nepali Army General Rajendra Chhetri, Defense Secretary Mr. Binod KC along with CGS and DGMO of Nepali army.

Pub Date: 2018-02-20

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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