NEW DELHI: Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane on Thursday left for Bangladesh on a 5-day visit to additional develop cooperation and coordination between the 2 international locations on a number of strategic points.
The visit comes lower than two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelled to the neighbouring nation.
On Thursday, Gen Naravane pays tributes to the fallen heroes of the Bangladesh liberation struggle and it will likely be adopted by a one-on-one conferences with the three service chiefs, officers stated.
The Army chief can even work together with Bangladesh’s international 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 yr 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 also be internet hosting a quantity of occasions to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the 1971 struggle 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 also 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 can 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 US, the UK, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.
The Chief of the Army Staff can also 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 can even attend a seminar on UN peace assist operations and ship a keynote tackle on ‘altering nature of world conflicts: function of UN peacekeepers’.
The Army chief can also be scheduled to visit the Mujibur Rahman memorial museum in Dhanmondi the place he pays tributes to the founding father of that nation.