New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat is on a five-day official visit to Russia starting Monday. The delegation is scheduled to meet Russia's military brass and visit key military formations and establishments.
During his visit, he will visit the Russian Western Military District and lay a wreath at the 'Tomb of Unknown Soldier'. The Army chief will also visit Kremlin Halls and give a guest lecture at Russian General Staff Academy.
General Rawat will visit the Mikhailovskaya Artillery Academy and the headquarters of a Motorised Rifle Division in Moscow.
"The visit is yet another milestone in giving impetus to the strategic partnership between India and Russia and taking forward the military to military cooperation to the next level," Army spokesman Colonel Aman Anand said.
The Army Chief General will return to India on October 6.
(With inputs from IANS)