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Nepal Army chief leaves for India visit

IANS  |  Kathmandu 

Nepal's of Army Staff Chandra is slated to leave for a five-day visit to on Friday where he will receive the honorary title of the

Indian will hand the insignia to during an investiture ceremony at his official residence in on Saturday, reports

It is customary between and to award honorary title to each other's army chiefs.

will lead a seven-member team.

Invited by Bipin Rawat, Thapa is scheduled to meet Indian and Indian Ajit Doval, among others.

According to Army Brig Gen Yam Dhakal, Thapa will also visit the Indian Army's Jaipur-based South-western Command and the Lucknow-based

The team will return on January 16.



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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 10:30 IST