Antony hosts farewell dinner for Army chief

Last Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 00:28

New Delhi: Defence minister A K Antony on Wednesday hosted a farewell dinner for Army chief General V K Singh who is retiring on May 31.

The Army chief attended the dinner at the Army Battle Honours Mess at Delhi Cantt and the President will host a banquet for him on Thursday.

General Singh`s last major function would be the National Defence Academy passing out parade on May 30 in Khadakvasla near Pune.
He will hand over the reins of the Army to Lt Gen Bikram Singh on May 31 afternoon.
PTI



First Published: Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 00:28

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