Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army General Manoj Pande today paid a courtesy call on the Rt. Hon’ble Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba, Prime Minister of Nepal
Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army General Manoj Pande paid a courtesy call to the Prime Minister of Nepal, Sher Bahadur Deuba and briefed him on his engagements in Kathmandu. General Manoj Pande was accompanied by Ambassador Naveen Srivastava and other delegation members. He conveyed gratitude for the warm hospitality extended by the Government of Nepal. Both sides also exchanged views on the extensive bilateral partnership between India and Nepal during the discussions.
Indian Army Chief reaffirmed that he would work to further strengthen the defence cooperation between the two countries. On behalf of the Indian government, the Indian Army Chief presented training equipment to Nepali Army, along with Light Vehicles which would augment the capabilities of Nepali Army personnel. General Manoj Pande arrived in Kathmandu on September 4, for a five-day official visit to Nepal, on the invitation of General Prabhu Ram Sharma, Chief of Army Staff, Nepali Army.