On 15th November 2022, the Commandant of Birendra Peace Operations Training Center Col Sudhir Pratap Singh formally graced the Closing Ceremony of Pre-deployment Training of Shree Purano Gorakh Battalion, UNIFIL Mission, NEPBATT LXIV Contingent, Lebanon. A total of 850 Contingent members of the mission including the Officers, JCOs and all ranks of BPOTC were present in the ceremony. The Pre Deployment Training (PDT) of UNIFIL, Lebanon commenced on 26th July 2022. PDT is compulsory for all uniformed personnel prior to deployment to UN mission. The training primarily focused on enhancing the professionalism of the troops capable of operating in complex and challenging mission environment of Lebanon as per the mandate of UNIFIL.
During the address, Colonel Singh congratulated the unit for the successful completion of the course and highlighted the importance of pre-deployment training to the troops. He further emphasized on the adherence with the UN policy and guidelines by the troops and to abide with the UN code of conduct, IHL/IHRL, Protection of Civilians and Rules of Engagement.