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Indian Army chief Gen Rawat calls on Nepal President, PM

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Gen today called on Nepal's Bidya and Bahadur Deuba and discussed ways to promote bilateral relations, including military-to-military ties.

Gen Rawat, who arrived here on Monday on a three-day visit, had held a bilateral meeting with his Nepalese counterpart yesterday.

He also attended the Army Day celebrations as a special guest, coinciding with

He also visited Pokhara where he met with officers of the Headquarters of the Army, and paid homage at the Army War Memorial in

Before wrapping up his visit to Nepal, called on Bhandari at her office at Sheetal Niwas. held a discussion on further promoting the relations between the two armies with Bhandari, who is also of Nepal Army, quoted Nepalese officials as saying.

During the meeting held with Deuba, Rawat held a discussion on various issues related to mutual interests and promoting bilateral relations between Nepal and

Gen Rawat, who headed comprising mainly of soldiers of Nepali origin in the past, had a conversation with Deuba in Nepali language, the paper quoted the prime minister's as saying.

During his stay in Nepal, Rawat also visited in and in Pokhara in the course of visiting Pension Camp located in the tourist city.

The Indian Army's 14 Gorkha Training Centre Pipes and Drums Band and 58 Gorkha Training Centre Military Band were also in for the Day celebrations.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 20:40 IST