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COAS General MM Naravane Calls on Prime Minister of Nepal, Rt. Hon. Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli

Posted on: November 06, 2020 | Back | Print


The Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane today paid a courtesy call on the Rt. Hon’ble Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal. He was accompanied by Ambassador Vinay M Kwatra and other delegation members.

General Naravane conveyed the best wishes of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi to Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister Mr. KP Sharma Oli and the people of Nepal. General Naravane also expressed his personal 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. General Naravane reaffirmed that he would work to further strengthen the defence cooperation between the two countries. Earlier in the day, General Naravane had visited Nepali Army Command and Staff College at Shivapuri and addressed the students and staff there.

As the last stop before concluding his tour, General Naravane visited the Indian Embassy where he was briefed about the welfare activities being carried out for roughly over two lakh thirty thousand Indian Army veterans and their families in Nepal. During the visit, Gen Naravane also presented a welfare grant to Havildar Dil Bahadur Chhettri (Retired), a winner of Maha Vir Chakra, the second highest gallantry award of India.

General Naravane has completed a successful and productive three-day visit to Nepal and departed to India later this afternoon.

 

Embassy of India

Kathmandu

06.11.2020