Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will leave for Sri Lanka on a four-day visit tomorrow, during which he will hold talks with top political and military leadership of the island nation to boost cooperation between the ground forces of the two countries.
The regional commanders of Lankan army are considered very influential in military matters.
The Army said the visit of Gen Rawat is reflective of India's persistent efforts to strengthen the existing bonds of friendship and military cooperation based on mutual interests and understanding.
"Indian Army has been catering not only for varied training requirements of the Sri Lankan Army including imparting specific tailor-made training in different fields but also providing military hardware support," the Army said.
The Chief of the Army Staff will be inaugurating a communication laboratory at School of Signals in Kandy.
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