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Op MARMAT visit by Col BG

30th September 2016
Op MARMAT team

Col BG visits the Op MARMAT team

Whilst on his recent visit to Nepal, Colonel Brigade of Gurkhas (Colonel James Robinson) made a visit to Construction Supervision Team for Op MARMAT 4 who are organising the various building works across the area affected by the earthquake in 2015.

Massive earthquakes in April and May 2015 caused terrible destruction in wide areas of central Nepal. Entire villages in isolated rural areas of the Himalayan foothills were flattened.

Thousands were killed and millions of people across Nepal were left homeless, including around 1,200 Gurkha veterans and widows.

Op MARMAT team

Op MARMAT team brief to Col BG

Col BG was given a brief about the planning and the work still to be completed and he took the opportunity to not only thank the team but also inform them about current business in the Brigade

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