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Indian Army chief to meet Nepal's Prez, PM

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Gen Bipin Rawat, who is on a three-day visit to Nepal, is to meet the country's top leaders today.

Gen arrived here yesterday on the invitation of Gen Rajendra Chettri, to attend the Day function, which coincides with the 250th anniversary of the nation's unification.

According to sources, Gen is to meet and

"He will also hold talks with his Nepalese counterpart at the in Kathmandu," they said.

Gen today visited the in Pokhara, where he and other Army officers were welcomed by the temple development committee.

"There has been close and cordial relations between and since a long time and there is a tradition of inviting inviting chiefs of Nepalese and during special occasions," according to a statement.

High-level visits between the two armies will further strengthen bilateral relations and promote mutual interests, the statement said.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 17:05 IST