Kathmandu: Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday called on Nepal’s Prime Minister Prachanda and they discussed bilateral relations, including collaboration between armies of the two countries.
General Rawat met Prachanda at his official residence in Baluwatar in Kathmandu and expressed happiness over the ongoing collaboration between Nepal Army and Indian Army, said a source at the Prime Minister’s residence.
Rawat appreciated Nepal’s peace process and said the international community can learn lessons from Nepal’s experience. Rawat, who is on a four-day visit to the Himalayan country, was conferred the title of honourary general of the Nepal Army by Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari yesterday.
He handed over seven horses to Nepal Army yesterday. Gen Rawat, who was appointed to the top post of Indian Army on December 31, was invited by Gen Chhetri to visit Nepal.