New Delhi: Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Pande today held talks with his Nepalese counterpart Gen Prabhu Ram Sharma via video conferencing. Both sides focused on ways to expand bilateral military cooperation.
The Indian Army said in a tweet, “General Manoj Pande #COAS had a video interaction with General Prabhu Ram Sharma, Chief of the Army Staff, #NepaliArmy and discussed aspects of bilateral Defence Cooperation.”
Both the neighbouring countries share deep historical ties, and are often termed as age-old ‘Roti-Beti’ ties. Nepal is vital for Indian because of its geo-strategic location in the region.
Both the Armies share an excellent relationship. Both the countries confer the title of Honorary General to each other’s Army Chief. They also conduct Surya Kiran exercise every year, besides other military partnerships.
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