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Army to organise sports competition

Kathmandu, March 8: Nepal Army is going to organize sports competition with the purpose of increasing mutual relations among armies of South Asian region.

At a press meet organized by the Nepal Army here today, it was said that the competition is going to be organized from March 9 to March 14.

The competition is going to be organized for the first time in the history of South Asian armies where India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal would participate.

Different games including football, volleyball, badminton, athletics, boxing, among others, have been included in the competition.

Spokesperson of the Nepal Army, Brigadier General Ramindra Kshetri expressed the confidence that relations between the armies of the South Asian region would be developed from the competition.

A total of 59 army personnel of the Nepal Army, 33 of Bangladesh, 37 of Pakistan, 64 of Sri Lanka and 58 from India would compete in the competition. RSS

Published Date: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 | 10:36 AM

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