CoAS Sharma leaves for India to receive title of Honorary General of Indian Army (With video)
KATHMANDU: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Prabhu Ram Sharma has left for India to receive the title of Honorary General of Indian Army on Tuesday. He left for India at the invitation of Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane.
It is customary between Nepal and India to award honorary title to each other’s army chiefs.
Sharma had left for India with a nine-member team including his spouse Sunita Sharma.
Major General Bal Krishna Karki bade farewell to the CoAS at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
This is the first time that NA Chief Sharma has embarked on an official visit to India after assuming office.
Before leaving for India, CoAS Sharma received a guard of honour at the Jangi Adda.
Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra among other Nepal Army personnel were also present on the occasion.
He will receive the title of Honorary General of the Indian Army from from Indian President Ram Nath Kovind tomorrow.
Sharma will hold a meeting with Indian Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar, Indian Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Indian Army Chief General Naravane and Chief of the Indian Air Force VR Chaudhary today itself.