Army Chief Gen. Naravane leaves for Bangladesh on 5-day visit
The visit comes lower than two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelled to the neighbouring nation.
Chief of Army Staff Gen. M. M. Naravane on Thursday left for Bangladesh on a five-day visit to additional increase cooperation and coordination between the 2 nations on a bunch of strategic points.
On Thursday, Gen. Naravane pays tributes to the fallen heroes of the Bangladesh liberation battle and will probably be adopted by a one-on-one conferences with the three service chiefs, officers stated.
The Army chief may even work together with Bangladesh’s overseas minister on April 11.
“This visit from April 8 to 12 will further deepen the bilateral relationships between the two armies and act as a catalyst for closer coordination and cooperation between the two countries on a host of strategic issues,” Army Spokesperson Colonel Aman Anand stated.
The 12 months 2021 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation of Bangladesh and the delivery centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
In reflection of shut ties, India can be internet hosting a variety of occasions to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the 1971 battle that led to liberation of Bangladesh.
Around 93,000 Pakistani troops had surrendered earlier than the joint forces of the Indian Army and the “Mukti Bahini” on December 16, 1971 that paved approach for the delivery of Bangladesh.
Col. Anand stated Gen. Naravane can be scheduled to work together with the drive commanders of the UN peacekeeping missions and the deputy chief operations officer of the Royal Bhutanese Army on April 12.
He may even attend the closing ceremony of train ‘Shantir Ogrosena’, a multilateral UN-mandated counter-terrorism train from April 4 to 12. Besides armies of Bangladesh and India, the train is being participated by Bhutan and Sri Lanka together with observers from the U.S., the U.K., Turkey and Saudi Arabia.
The Chief of the Army Staff can be scheduled to work together with the members of the Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support and Training Operations (BIPSOT), the Army spokesperson stated.
He stated Gen. Naravane may even attend a seminar on UN peace assist operations and ship a keynote deal with on ‘changing nature of global conflicts: role of UN peacekeepers’.
The Army chief can be scheduled to visit the Mujibur Rahman memorial museum in Dhanmondi the place he pays tributes to the founding father of that nation.