Defense Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka/File Photo
KATHMANDU: Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka has refuted his involvement in the procurement of weaponry from China.
Deputy Prime Minister Khadka clarified that he is not involved in any arms deal or procurement process by the Nepali Army as mentioned in some of the media outlets.
Taking to social media on Monday, Minister Khadka said, “My name has been mentioned by some media outlets related to the procurement of arms by the Nepali Army. Let me clarify that I have no involvement in the process.”