A contingent of the Nepali Army has presented a guard of honour to the visiting Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army, Manoj Mukund Naravane at a ceremony held at the Army Headquarters today.
On the occasion, the Indian Army Chief inspected the guard of honour.
The Indian Army Chief Naravane arrived here on Wednesday on a three-day visit to Nepal at the formal invitation of Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) Purna Chandra Thapa.
General Naravane planted a sapling of walnut on the precincts of the Army Headquarters. Immediately after this, CoAS Thapa and the Indian Army Chief have begun official talks.
Earlier, General Naravane visited the Veer Smarak (Meorial to the Brave Soldier) at the Army pavilion, Tundikhel and offered tribute. He will hand over medical goods to the Nepali Army at the Army Headquarters after a while as per the agreement reached in the 13th meeting on exchange of security cooperation between the two countries.
General Naravane has come here to accept the Honorary General of the Nepali Army in keeping with the tradition of the Nepali and the Indian Army of conferring the rank of Honorary General on each other’s the Chief of the Army Staff.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to confer the rank of Honorary General on the Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army, Naravane, on Thursday. On the occasion, General Naravane will hold talks with President Bhandari.
Naravane is the 18th Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army to be conferred the rank of Honorary General.
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