The Embassy of Nepal on March 01, 2022 organized an event at the Embassy to celebrate the Nepali Army Day. Addressing the event, Chargè d’affaires (CDA) Mr. Kumar Raj Kharel highlighted the multidimensional role played by the Nepali army in the spheres of security, environment protection, disaster management, humanitarian relief and infrastructure development of Nepal. Likewise, he also highlighted the contribution by the Nepali Army on peace support operations under the aegis of the United Nations. The Chief Guest, Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for South and South East-Asia of the United States Department of Defense Ms. Lindsey Ford underlined the longstanding cooperation between the two nations and their militaries on multiple areas like disaster management, humanitarian assistance and peacekeeping operations. On the occasion, Defense and Military Attachè Col. Bhuwan Purna Satyal welcomed the guests and highlighted historical evolution of the Nepali Army.
The event was attended by officials from the US Department of Defense, US Department of State, Utah National Guard and military and defense attachès from the various diplomatic missions based in Washington, D.C..