Ex-Maoist combatants getting responsibility in NA from today

KATHMANDU: The former Maoist combatants who have opted for integration into the Nepal Army have been assigned with military responsibility from today formally.

All of them except the officer ones would take responsibility of their job after completing the seven-month-long basic military training.

The former combatants were in training since December 2012 in different brigades of the Nepal Army. Nepal Army is organizing a special function to hand over their responsibility, it is said. A total of 1,352 army personnel will be given the responsibility from today. Training for officer level cadets is still going on and would continue for two months more.