Sept. 5, The Chief of the Indian Army, Gen Manoj Pande, observed a guard of honour presented to him by Nepali Army at the Army Headquarters today. The Indian Army Chief is on a five–day visit to Nepal at the official invitation of Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) Prabhu Ram Sharma.
On the occasion, Gen Pande also planted a sapling on the premises of the main building at the Army Headquarters. Before this, he paid tributes to the ‘Brave Soldier’ at the Bir Smarak at the army pavilion, Tundikhel.
He is scheduled to hand over equipment as assistance to Nepali Army after the meeting between CoAS Sharma and the Indian Army chief.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari will confer on Gen Pande the honorary title of General of the Nepali Army at a special ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. President Bhandari is the Supreme Commander of the Nepali Army.