KATHMANDU, July 15: The chief of the Armed Police Force (APF), Shailendra Khanal, visited the Nepal Police Headquarters at Naxal on Tuesday to congratulate the newly-appointed chief of Nepal Police.
According to Nepal Police, Inspector General of APF Khanal and newly-appointed chief of Nepal Police, Inspector General Shailesh Thapa Chhetri held talks on mutual coordination and benefits of the two security forces.
During the meeting, Khanal congratulated IGP Chhetri for being appointed as the top officer of Nepal Police.
Interestingly, Khanal and Chhetri are from the same batch of Nepal Police before the government formed the Armed Police Force in 2001. APF was formed with the personnel voluntarily joining the force from Nepal Police and Nepal Army.
Additional inspector general (AIG) of Nepal Police Hari Bahadur Pal and other top officials from both the security forces were also present during the meeting.
Earlier on July 10, Chief of Army Staff, Purna Chandra Thapa also visited Nepal Police Headquarters in Naxal to congratulate Chhetri. It was the first time a Nepal Army chief visited the police headquarters to extend greetings to the newly-appointed police chief.