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Nepal Army Chief on four-day India visit from January 12

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

will be reaching here on a four-day long visit to India, beginning January 12. During the visit shall interact with senior hierarchy and visit formations based at and Lucknow, said in a statement on Friday

"of the Staff, will be visiting from January 12 to 15, 2019, on his first official bilateral visit after taking over the command of the Nepal Army," said the statement, adding "the visit symbolises the deep-rooted military to military ties and shall be a platform to further strengthen the defence cooperation between the two armies."

Based on an age-old tradition existing between the armies of both countries, the will be conferred with the Honorary Rank of 'of Indian Army' by on January 12 at of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

"During the visit, General shall be interacting with senior hierarchy and shall be visiting formations based at and Lucknow," the statement further added.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 22:20 IST