Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane on Tuesday, 21 September, met Lieutenant General Mohammad Saiful Alam, Quarter General, Bangladesh Army. In a Twitter post, the Indian Army informed that Naravane and Saiful Alam discussed “issues of mutual interest” at South Block, New Delhi.
The meeting between Naravane and Saiful Alam comes after Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh Army General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed visited India earlier this month. According to ANI, during his visit, he held talks with India’s top military brass on strengthening defence cooperation between the two countries. Ahmed also held talks with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on issues of bilateral defence cooperation.
In New Delhi, General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed paid tribute at the National War Memorial to the Indian soldiers who died in the Independence war. Shafiuddin Ahmed received the guard of honour at the South Block in the national capital.