The British government has been recruiting Gurkhas, who aspire to join the British Army, for more than 200 years and getting selected is no easy task.

A British Army Gurkha soldier stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan is seen in this undated picture.
A British Army Gurkha soldier stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan is seen in this undated picture.

A gruelling selection process takes place every year in Nepal's Pokhara city. It's for Gurkha's who aspire to join the British Army.

The British government has been recruiting Gurkhas for more than 200 years but getting selected is no easy task.

TRT World's Nick Davies Jones adds more details.

Source: TRTWorld and agencies