KATHMANDU, April 19: The Nepal Army is purchasing as many as 6,000 sets of modern American weapons.
The Ministry of Finance has already provided the Nepal Army with Rs 2 billion for the purchase, according to Narayan Silwal, spokesperson for the Nepal Army.
According to the sources, the Nepal Army will be purchasing M-16, M-4 and pistols.
The Nepal Army has already provided its old weapons to the Armed Police Force and Nepal Police.
KATHMANDU, March 1: The Nepal Army marked the celebrations of the Army Day in the capital on Monday.
Nepal Army personnel conducted march past and various cultural events marking the day along with Maha Shivaratri festival at Tudikhel in Kathmandu.
Here are some pictures taken by Ratopati photojournalist: