Visiting Indian Army Chief Singh calls on PM Dahal

Published On: November 12, 2016 04:32 PM NPT

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Visiting Indian Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag called on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter's official residence at Baluwatar on Saturday.

Indian Army Chief Suhag arrived in Nepal on Friday for a three-day official visit at the invitation of the Nepal's Chief of Army Staff Rajendra Chettri.

During today's meeting, PM Dahal told the Indian Army Chief that his recent visit to India during BRICS-BIMSTEC meet and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's subsequent visit to Nepal had helped further strengthen the ties between Nepal and India, PM's Secretariat quoted the PM as saying.

PM Dahal also said that Nepal was now heading towards the path of prosperity carrying along the undertakings as the implementation of new constitution, post-quake reconstruction drive and concluding the peace process.

On the occasion, Indian Army Chief Suhag spoke of the need to further consolidate the centuries-old Indo-Nepal relations.

He also informed PM Dahal that a new office was in the offing at Butwal to facilitate pension distribution to those Nepali army personnel retiring from the Indian Army. RSS


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