The Indian Army gifted TATA LPTA 1628 Workshop Trucks to the Nepali Army in a ceremony organised at Nepali Army Headquarters, Tundikhel, today.

The workshop trucks were handed over on behalf of the Indian Army by Colonel Amit Sharma, Defence Attaché of India to Brigadier General Krishna Dev Bhatta of the Nepali Army.

These workshop trucks which act as a compact mobile workshop will be instrumental in ensuring smooth and uninterrupted functionality of the Nepali Army transport fleet.

According to a press release issued by the Indian Embassy, the gifting of workshop trucks comes immediately after the arrival of General Prabhu Ram Sharma, COAS, Nepali Army back in office after the recent conferment of Honorary Rank of General of the Indian Army by the President of India.

The timely provision of military hardware under defence cooperation is a testament of strong and deep rooted relations between the Indian Army and Nepali Army, and will go a long way in further strengthening the bonds between India and Nepal.

A version of this article appears in the print on November 26, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.