Rawat to arrive Nepal on March 28

March 25, 2017

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Kathmandu - Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army Bipin Rawat is scheduled to arrive Nepal on a four-day visit starting March 28. 

He will be conferred with the Honorary rank of General of the Nepal Army by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday. President Bhandari is the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Nepal Army. 

It is a unique custom and tradition between the Nepali and Indian Army to confer this honour on each other's Army Chief to signify close and special military-to-military ties since long. 

During his visit here, CoAS Rawat will call on the Prime Minister, the Minister for Defence and his Nepali counterpart Rajendra Chhetri. 

Similarly, he will visit Pashupati Nath and Mukti Nath Temples and Indian army pension camp in Pokhara. RSS