KATHMANDU, MARCH 11
Nepali Army (NA) marked Maha Shivaratri and Army Day-2077 amid a spectacular ceremony at the Army Pavilion in Tundikhel today.
President and the Supreme Commander of Nepali Army, Bidya Devi Bhandari attended the ceremony and observed all activities with keen interest.
President Bhandari also paid homage to the martyrs at the Bir Smarak. On the occasion, a contingent of NA offered the "Guard of Honour" to the President.
Present on the occasion were Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR, Speaker of House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota, ministers, diplomats and high-ranking government officials.
The signifying banner of Army Day 2077 and showering of flowers were displayed by the helicopters of NA. During the event, the march-past was followed by the display of artillery equipment, and the cultural performances depicting all seven provinces were demonstrated.