General Purna Thapa is new acting chief of Nepal Army

10 Aug 2018

General Purna Chandra Thapa, a decorated officer of the Nepal Army, has taken charge as the new acting Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) of the Himalayan nation.
Thapa took over on Thursay after the incumbent chief General Rajendra Chhetri went on a formal leave before his retirement next month. Thapa will be sworn in as the CoAS of Nepal Army next month after Chhetri formally retires from the top post. PTI