Thursday, 4 August 2016

Real Face with Rookmangud Katawal

Posted by Anup Baral August 04, 2016 :

General Rookmangud Katawal is a former Nepalese Army General, who served as the Chief of Army Staff of the Nepal Army from September 10, 2006 to August, 2009.Rookmangud Katawal was the Former Chief of Army Staff of the Nepal Army (2006-2009). He was born in Okhaldhunga District and pursued high school education in Kathmandu. Gen. Katawal has held command and staff billets at virtually every level. General Katawal was appointed as Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Nepalese Army on 10 September 2006. Earlier, he was Chief of General Staff from 10 September 2004 to 10 September 2006 in the rank of Lieutenant General, and commanded the then Western Division in the peak of counterinsurgency operations between December 2003 and August 2004. After retiring in 2009, he is engaged with many public functions and private ceremonies. He was recently on Fireside chat with Bhusan Dahal talking about the book and shared his experiences as the Former Chief of Army Staff of the Nepal Army. Nepalaya Books press statement on the book can be found on their Facebook page.

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