Closing of the Pre-Deployment Training (PDT) of Durga Box Battalion

On 24th Feb 2019, Right Honorable President and Supreme commander of Nepali Army Bidhya Devi Bhandari visited Birendra Peace Operations Training Center on the occasion of the closing ceremony of Pre-deployment training of Durga Box Battalion which is soon to be deployed in Rumbek, South Sudan. Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel, COAS Purna Chandra Thapa, Generals from Nepali Army, Chief District Officer of Kavrepalanchok were amongst the guests in the closing ceremony.

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

Right Honorable President also observed a demonstration conducted by Durga Box Battalion.