Nepali Army offers guard of honor to Indian Army Chief

Published On: September 5, 2022 11:52 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Chief of the Indian Army, General Manoj Pande inspected a guard of honor presented to him by a contingent of the Nepali Army at the Army Headquarters this morning. 

The Indian Army chief is on a five–day visit to Nepal at the official invitation of Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Prabhu Ram Sharma. 

On the occasion, General Pande also planted a sapling on the premises of the main building at the Army Headquarters. Prior to this, he laid a wreath and paid tributes to the 'Brave Soldiers' at the Bir Smarak at the army pavilion, Tundikhel. 

CoAS Sharma and the Indian Army chief are holding a meeting at present. The visiting Indian Army dignitary is scheduled to hand over equipment as assistance to Nepali Army after a while. 

President Bidya Devi Bhandari will confer on General Pande the insignia of the honorary title of General of the Nepali Army at a special ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan today. President Bhandari is the Supreme Commander of the Nepali Army. The Indian Army chief arrived here on Sunday.


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