Nepal army not to participate in BIMSTEC military exercise

Kathmandu,Sept 09: The Kathmandu Post reports in its lead story for the day that Nepal has decided to withdraw from a joint military exercise among member states of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) owing to severe criticisms from various sections of society.

Prime Minsiter KP Sharma Oli has directed the Nepali Army to stop preparations for the event while the military troop was all set to leave for Pune of India today, according to the report.

The event will commence on Monday.

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