The 16th Republic Day was celebrated with a special ceremony at the Army Pavilion at Tundikhel, Kathmandu on Monday.
President Ram Chandra Paudel, Vice-president Ram Sahay Prasad Yadav, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Speaker Devraj Ghimire, Deputy Speaker Indira Rana Magar, National Assembly Chairperson Ganesh Prasad Timilsina and other dignitaries attended the ceremony.
A Nepal Army helicopter showered flower petals and unfurled a banner reading “Republic Day 2080” on the occasion.
The celebrations also included military parades and drills, and traditional dances of various ethnic groups.
Here are some pictures of the celebrations.