NA's role in conflict management, int'l peacekeeping operations admirable: PM Oli

Published On: March 4, 2019 09:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the Nepal Army has been playing a crucial role in the country's conflict management and peacekeeping operations across the globe.

Receiving a revised report on the 'National Security Policy 2016' prepared by a high-level government committee on Monday, the prime minister opined that people are the strongest pillars of the national security.

"The national army--which was founded during the country's unification process centuries ago--has been making significant contribution to the international peacekeeping operations, which is highly admirable," Oli said while appreciating the role of NA.

Submitting the aforementioned report to Prime Minister Oli, chairman of the high-level committee and Defense Minister Pokharel said that the report was prepared in line with the spirit and directive principles of the constitution. "The report has been prepared in line with the changed context," Pokharel added.

In last September, the National Security Council had formed the seven-member government panel under the chairmanship of the defense minister to revise the 'National Security Policy 2016'.


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