Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane’s upcoming visit to Nepal is focused on strengthening the defence ties between the two neighbouring countries, the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu has said.
At the invitation of his Nepali counterpart General Purna Chandra Thapa, General Naravane will arrive in the Himalayan nation on a three-day official visit on Wednesday.
Replying to several media queries, Embassy spokesperson Naveen Kumar said that the upcoming visit would deepen the long-standing and customary bonds of friendship between the two
His visit will provide an opportunity for both sides to discuss the bilateral defence partnership and explore avenues to further strengthen it for mutual benefit.
During the visit, according to the Nepali sources, General Naravane might announce some military support to Nepal, especially to some hospitals coping with the Covid-19 pandemic.