Gen. Balananda Sharma

Lt. Gen. Bala Nanda Sharma comes from army background.  He joined Nepali Army (then Royal Nepalese Army) in 1969 and has gained long learning and work experience, both in Nepal and abroad.

He served Nepali Army for 39 years in various positions such as Assistant Senior Military Officer in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Brigadier Major in Infantry Brigade, Chief Instructor in the Royal Nepalese Army School, and the Staff College Commander of an Infantry Battalion, Defence Attaché to the USSR, Director of Military training of the Nepali Army, Master General of Ordnance (MGO), among others. He also served as the Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Force in the Golan Heights.

In May 2021, the Government of Nepal appointed him the Chief Executive Officer of the COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre (CCMC).