New security policy in final stage: DPM Pokhrel

02/26/2019

Kathmandu, Feb. 26: Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ishwor Pokhrel shared the information that draft of the national security council was prepared and presented before the Council of Ministers to forward it to the federal parliament. Homework was on to present the bill in the parliament for the implementation of the Geneva Convention.
At a press meet organized to inform media about the activities carried out by the Ministry in a year, DPM Pokhrel said the fast track promotion adopted in Nepal Army was corrected because it could affect the chain of command. "The NA will not have fast track promotion except for some exceptional persons with special contribution," he underscored.
Similarly, peace keeping mission selection work procedure 2075 was also prepared and implemented to make the selection of Nepal army personnel fair, objective and transparent. "Amy Service Regulation 2069 was amended to ensure proper incentives and facilities to the Nepal Army persons affected and victimized in the conflict and their families," he added.
According to him, the land acquisition and clearing trees on the route under the Kathmandu-Tarai-Madhes fast track was 90 percent complete. Nepal Army is tasked with the fast track construction.
Similarly, concerned bodies in Siraha, Rupandehi, Bardiya and Kailali districts were handed over the responsibility of conserving lakes under the President Chure-Tarai/Madhes conservation project. RSSĀ 

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