Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army General Manoj Mukund Naravane, received guard of honour at Dhaka cantonment on Thursday.
Smartly-turned out contingent of Bangladesh Army accorded guard of honour to the visiting Indian Chief of Army Staff.
General Manoj Mukund Naravane arrived in Dhaka this morning for a five day visit on invitation from Gen Aziz Ahmed, Chief of the Army Staff, Bangladesh Army.
The Indian Army Chief is accompanied by his spouse, Veena Naravane and a two member delegation.
He observed the parade from a makeshift dais.
The Indian Army Chief is scheduled to pay courtesy calls to the Army, Navy and acting Air Force Chiefs of Bangladesh and meet other senior officers of the Bangladesh Army.
He will also be visiting various military stations. The Indian Army Chief will also pay tribute to members of the Bangladesh Armed Forces who made the supreme sacrifice during Bangladesh’s Liberation War of 1971 by laying wreath at the altar of Shikha Anirban in Dhaka Cantonment.
The Indian Army Chief will share his experience during the seminar on United Nations Peace Support Operations.
He will also witness the culmination exercise, hardware display and closing ceremony of the joint military Exercise Shantir Ogroshena.
Visit of the Indian Army Chief will further strengthen the close and fraternal ties existing between the Armed Forces of the two countries.