NA chief proposal on ministry table


Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Gaurav SJB Rana has dispatched a proposal to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) seeking continuation of retiring Maj Gen Naresh Basnyat in the Nepal Army post retirement.

Gen Rana put forward the proposal to retain Basnyat for a two-year period on contract with similar powers that he enjoyed as a Maj Gen. The Army leadership has reportedly called on the

MoD to forward the proposal to the Cabinet on Thursday.

Basnyat, who heads the Army’s General Directorate of Construction and Development, has a controversial image. With his retirement due on Sunday, Rana wants the Cabinet reach a on the proposal on Thursday as Friday and Saturday are public holidays.


Posted on: 2012-12-27 08:29