Nepal: Peoples Liberation Army Revs up Recruitment
Posted by Mike E on August 3, 2010
from Himalayan Times, August 3
KATHMANDU: The UCPN-Maoist’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is all set to announce vacancies for the PLA fighters on Tuesday following the vacancy announcement of Nepal Army on August 2.
Issuing a press release, spokesperson and deputy commander of PLA Chandra Prakash Khanal “Baladev” said that the PLA will also announce the vacancy.
The PLA accused the Nepal Army of not abiding by the Comprehensive Peace Accord, and condemned the vacancy announcement of over 3000 positions in the Nepal Army.
Aspiring candidates for the PLA should be above the age of 18 and hold citizenship of Nepal. He/ she should be literate and patriotic.
The applications should be submitted to all divisions of seven headquarters with five passport size photographs.
The current strength of the PLA is 19,000 and the target is to increase the strength to 31,000.