Nepal Army signs deal with China

Nepal Army signs deal to procure mobile hospitals from China

July 24, 2013, 5:45 p.m. Published in Magazine Issue: Vol: 07 No. -3 July 12- 2013 (Ashad 28, 2070)

Nepal Army signed an agreement with China to provide two mobile military hospitals for disaster relief to the Nepalese Army. The deal was signed between Nepal Army Chief General Gaurav Shumsher Rana and his Chinese counterpart General Fang Fenghui, during Rana's visit to Beijing.

According to Nepal Army headquarters the two Army chief signed a Memorandum of Understandings for providing two mobile hospitals to Nepal.  It added that that China has pledged to provide military equipments worth 50 million RMB to Nepal during General Rana's visit to China. The mobile hospitals are to be used for disaster relief operations.

The NA headquarters added that China has already initiated the process of providing various medical equipments worth 49 million RMB to Nepal Army.

Similarly, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gaurav Sumsher Rana called on top ranked Members of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of People's Republic of China in Beijing.

According to Directorate of Public Relations Nepal Army, Nepalese Army chief met Vice Chairman of Central Military Commission, Air Chief Marshal Xu Qiliang. During the meeting, they discussed historical relations existed between army of two countries and bilateral issues of mutual interest. Deputy Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Wang Guan Zhong, Chief of Medical Department of General Logistics Department Maj Gen Reh Guo Quan, Deputy Chief of Operation Department of General Staff HQ Maj Gen Guo Yu Lin / Deputy Chief of Foreign Affairs Office Maj Gen Ci Guo Wei was also present during the meeting.

Chief of Nepal Army Rana also met Chief of General Staff, General Fang Fanghui. During the meeting between two army chief, they discussed bilateral military issue.


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