320 Gurkhas to lose job under UK govt's redundancy plan
Around 320 Gurkhas serving in British Army are set to leave the service as part of of British "defence restructuring".
According to the press statement issued by the British Embassy, 320 more Gurkhas have been selected out of the 2900 jobs for the second round of redundancies.
As part of further work on British Defence restructuring the British Army has notified servicemen who have been selected for the second round of redundancies.
“The Brigade of Gurkhas has been growing in size since modernisation in 2007, which also allowed them to serve for 22 years instead of 15.” reads the statement.
All affected personnel will be given 12 months notice and will be offered a comprehensive programme of resettlement into civilian life and help with future employment, according to the embassy. nepalnews.com