Prime News, International and National, Defence, Army, Dhaka (Bangladesh), April 8:- Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane arrived in Dhaka today (April 8) on a five-day visit to Bangladesh.
General Naravane paid tribute to members of the Bangladesh Armed Forces who made the supreme sacrifice during Bangladesh’s Liberation War of 1971 by laying a wreath at the altar of Shikha Anirban in Dhaka Cantonment.
The Army Chief is scheduled to call on the Army, Navy and acting Air Force Chiefs of Bangladesh and to meet with other senior officers of the Bangladesh Army. The High Commission of India in Dhaka said, he will also be visiting various military stations.
The Army Chief will also take part in a seminar on United Nations Peace Support Operations where he will share his views. He will also witness the culmination exercise, hardware display and closing ceremony of the multinational joint military exercise ‘Shantir Ogroshena.’
The joint military exercise ‘Shantir Ogroshena’ is currently being held in Dhaka from April 4-12 with the participation of Indian Army, Bangladesh Army, Royal Bhutan Army and Sri Lankan Army to pay tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his birth centenary and to celebrate the 50 years of the liberation of Bangladesh.
The High Commission of India in Dhaka said, the visit of the Army Chief will further strengthen the close and fraternal ties existing between the armed forces of India and Bangladesh. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)