Nepal Army and U.S. Military to conduct joint humanitarian assistance operations
The Nepal Army and the United States military, led by the United States Pacific Air Forces, will conduct joint humanitarian assistance operations starting on 10 September in Pokhara.
Operation Pacific Angel Nepal is a six-day project that will include medical, optometry, and construction programs as well as various subject-matter expert Exchanges, according to a press release issued by the U.S. Embassy, Nepal.
The release further added that approximately 150 Nepali and U.S. military personnel and Project HOPE doctors, along with local non-governmental organizations and military doctors from Australia and Mongolia, will support this operation to help improve the health and quality of life for Nepali communities and enhance regional cooperation, stability and security.
Since 2007, the U.S. military, together with host nation military personnel throughout the Asia-Pacific region, have improved the lives of tens of thousands of people through Operation Pacific Angel.
This is the first time Operation Pacific Angel has been held in Nepal.
This year, Pacific Angel has also been conducted in Laos, Vietnam, and the Philippines, the U.S. Embassy said. Nepalnews.com