Army Day marked with special function

The Nepal Army (NA) has observed the Army Day by organizing a special function in the capital on Tuesday.

President Ram Baran Yadav, who is also the Supreme Commander of the NA, Vice President Parmanand Jha were present at the function organized to mark the Army Day which falls on the day of Mahashivaratri.

Similarly, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, CA Chairman Subas Nembang, Chief Justice Shri Ram Kumar Prasad Shah, Chief of Army Staff Gaurav Shumsher Rana, among other dignitaries, were present at the program.

Meanwhile, Nepal Army personnel displayed showering of petals from helicopters, march-past, weapons and cannons, warfare and rescue mock-ups amidst various cultural programs on the occasion.

The function came to an end with the prize distributions by President Yadav among the participants of the free-fall competition.

The Nepal Army has been celebrating the Army Day since 1990.

Source: Republica