In previous years, the Nepal Army Day celebrations used to take place in the daylight, but this year, the people of Kathmandu had to wait till evening to witness the celebration. The Nepal army organised its 225th year of celebration and had made vigorous preparations over the time to showcase the activities in the dark with the use of various lighting techniques.
General Rawat, who assumed the office last year came to Nepal to receive the title of Honour of Nepal Army last year. India, who also is the biggest arms exporter for Nepal relies on it for all its military equipments and ammunitions with a treaty signed half century before. In 2014, Nepal finalised the deal to import arms from India.
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