Dahal appointed force commander in UN peacekeeping mission

KATHMANDU: Nepali Army Brigadier General Naina Raj Dahal has been appointed the western region force commander, under the UN peacekeeping mission, in South Sudan. Dahal will assume the post for a year.

“It is a matter of pride for Nepal and the Nepali Army that a NA official has been entrusted with the post of a force commander in a peace keeping mission of the United Nations,” the Nepal Army has said.

Nepal is in the sixth position among the countries sending the most number of security persons to serve as members of the UN peace keeping missions around the world.

Currently, NA personnel have been stationed in 14 different countries affected by conflict.