Nepal's Army Chief honoured by President Mukherjee

New Delhi, Jan. 8 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the honorary rank of the Indian Army on Suprabal Jana Sewa Shree General Gaurav Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, Chief of the Army Staff, Nepalese Army, for his commendable military prowess and immeasurable contribution to further fostering the long and friendly association with India, at a special investiture ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here today.

Over his 39 years of illustrious career, General Rana has distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious service in succession of positions of great importance and responsibility to the Army, culminating as various coveted staff appointments.

General Rana throughout his exemplary career has demonstrated dynamic leadership, outstanding professionalism and also has been a key advocate of subsisting modernization process of the Nepalese Army.

He is decorated with the prestigious 'Suprabal Jana Sewa Shree' along with many other decorations, medals and insignias. (ANI)


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