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Indian Army chief proceeds on his two-day visit to Nepal

Updated: Nov 11, 2016 21:09 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal], Nov. 11 (ANI): Indian Army chief General Dalbir Singh on Friday proceeded on his two-day visit to Nepal from November 11 to 13.

General Singh's visit assumes special significance in the light of India's relationship with the neighbouring country, underpinning India's priorities in maintaining friendly relations in the region.

The Indian Army chief was accorded with a guard of honour on his arrival at the Nepal Army Headquarters.

During the visit, General Singh also paid a courtesy call to Nepali President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and interacted with the chief of the Army Staff of Nepalese Army General Rajendra Chetri.

He is also scheduled to meet the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal during his visit.

General Dalbir Singh will also be witnessing Indo-Nepal Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran-X, conducted at Saaljhandi, here. (ANI)