General MM Naravane conferred honorary rank of General of Nepali Army

Indian Army chief General MM Naravane was conferred the honorary rank of General of Nepali Army by President of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari at a ceremony on Thursday.

“General MM Naravane #COAS was conferred the Honorary Rank of General of #NepaliArmy by Rt Hon’ble President of Nepal Smt Bidhya Devi Bhandari. This unique & deep-rooted tradition has no parallel in the world,” Indian Army said in a tweet.

Earlier today, General Naravane laid Wreath at Bir Smarak & received a Guard of Honour at Headquarters of Nepali Army. Naravane also interacted with General Purna Chandra Thapa, Chief of Nepali Army & discussed issues of mutual interest & defence cooperation.

Naravane also presented medical equipment for two field hospitals and additional ventilators to the Nepali Army to assist in its fight against COVID-19.

On November 4, Naravane proceeded on a three-day visit to Nepal. The visit aims to further strengthen strategic and defence cooperation between the two countries.