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President confers honorary rank on Nepalese army chief

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Nath Kovind on Saturday conferred the honorary rank of 'of the on Purna Chandra Thapa, of the at a special investiture ceremony held at

The conferred the rank for Thapa's "commendable military prowess and immeasurable contribution in fostering Nepal's long and friendly association with India", an official release said.

General Thapa also called on General Bipin Rawat, who presented him a memento.

Earlier, General Thapa laid a wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti and inspected a of honour at South Block.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 22:06 IST
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