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* Nepal Army Chief to visit Sri Lanka
Tue, Jan 28, 2014, 02:10 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 28, Colombo: Nepal's Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Gaurav Shumsher Rana is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka on February 1 for a six-day official visit, Nepali media reported.

General Rana is visiting Sri Lanka from February 1 to 6 at the formal invitation of Sri Lankan Army Chief Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake.

During his stay the Nepali commander will participate in Sri Lanka's 66th Independence Day celebrations on February 4 as the Chief Guest. He will also attend the Deyata Kirula National Development Exhibition that is generally held to coincide with the Independence Day celebrations.

He is also scheduled to meet the tri-forces commanders and the Defense Secretary during his stay in Sri Lanka.

Prior to visiting Sri Lanka General Rana will be visiting Maldives from January 29 -31.

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