Nepal Army purchasing American arms worth Rs 1 billion

Kathmandu,Oct 23: The Nepal Army is purchasing around 5,000 American rifles this year by spending around Rs 1 billion, according to a brief story in Annapurna Post.

The national military organisation says the weapons will be used by personnel to be deployed in United Nations peacekeeping missions.

Nepal is the fifth biggest contributor to peacekeeping missions of the global agency.

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