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Army chief Chhetri inaugurates old age homes

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Feb 16, 2017-

Chief of Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri inaugurated 10 new grottos at an old age home in Lapsifedi, Sankharapur Municipality, on the outskirts of Kathmandu amid a programme on Wednesday. Of the 10 grottos, two are ‘very special’, two ‘special’ and five are of ‘common’ structures. The new structures were added to the old age home by JP Academy with the funding from Nepal Army’s Welfare Fund.

Commending the effort of the academy and welfare fund in building a decent, civilised and cultured human society, CoAS Chhetri said: “The retired officers of the Nepal Army can also be beneficiaries in serving the nation. I can envision closer relations between Nepal Army and the service home in near future.” 

Founder and Chairperson of the academy Mitra Sen Dahal expressed his gratitude towards the Nepal Army and declared himself proud of the altruistic activity. 

The programme marked the participation of serving and retired army generals, officers, local people and board members of the Nepal Army Welfare Fund. 

Published: 16-02-2017 08:32

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