Wednesday, 28 May 2008

His Majesty grants audience to Director General of border roads

May 27: His Majesty the king granted an audience to the India’s Director General of border roads Lt. General AK Nanda yesterday.

He arrived in the kingdom on a five day visit on Sunday, May 25. While in the kingdom he will visit Dantak projects and assess their progress.

Lt. General AK Nanda is an alumni of the National Defense College where he was awarded the president’s gold medal for the best all round cadet. At the Indian Military Academy, he was awarded the sword of honour and gold medal.

Over a career spanning close to four decades, his appointments include the command of an engineer regiment, an engineer brigade, and the general officer commanding of an area. He was appointed as the Director General of Border Roads in October last year.

Lt. General AK Nanda also called on the Prime Minister Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley and the chief operations officer of the Royal Bhutan Army Major General Batoo Tshering.

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