Kathmandu, May 31
Nepal Army Chief Prabhu Ram Sharma is going on a long foreign trip.
The national military organisation says General Sharma will visit Nepali peacekeeping troops in Lebanon and Syria from June 18 to 24. During the visit, he will take stock of the Nepal Army’s troops mobilised in UN peacekeeping missions there.
He will also hold meetings with high-level officials of the missions as well as host countries.
Following that, Sharma will make an official visit to the United States at the invitation of the US Army, from June 27 to July 1.
The army says the visit will strengthen its relationships with the hosts of the peacekeeping troops and the US Army.